stunt man

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stunt′ man`

or stunt′man`,


n.
a man who substitutes for an actor in scenes requiring stunts or hazardous feats.
[1925–30]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.stunt man - a stand-in for movie stars to perform dangerous stuntsstunt man - a stand-in for movie stars to perform dangerous stunts; "his first job in Hollywood was as a double for Clark Gable"
backup man, fill-in, reliever, stand-in, backup, substitute, relief - 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"
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