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fill-in

(fĭl′ĭn′)
n. Informal
1. One that serves as a substitute for another.
2. A short informative summary.

fill-in

n
something or someone that temporarily substitutes for something or someone else
adj
1. (Photography) photog that supplements the main lighting and e.g. reduces shadows
2. informal acting as a temporary substitute for someone or something

fill′-in`



n.
1. a person or thing that fills in, as a substitute, replacement, or insertion.
2. a brief summary; a rundown.
[1915–20]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.fill-in - someone who takes the place of another (as when things get dangerous or difficult)fill-in - someone who takes the place of another (as when things get dangerous or difficult); "the star had a stand-in for dangerous scenes"; "we need extra employees for summer fill-ins"
compeer, equal, peer, match - a person who is of equal standing with another in a group
locum, locum tenens - someone (physician or clergyman) who substitutes temporarily for another member of the same profession
stunt man, stunt woman, double - a stand-in for movie stars to perform dangerous stunts; "his first job in Hollywood was as a double for Clark Gable"
alternate, surrogate, replacement - someone who takes the place of another person

fill-in

noun
Informal. One that takes the place of another:
Informal: pinch hitter, sub.
Translations

fill-in

[ˈfɪlɪn] Nsustituto m, suplente mf
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