dead ringer

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dead′ ring′er

a person or thing that closely resembles another.
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Noun1.dead ringer - a person who is almost identical to anotherdead ringer - a person who is almost identical to another
colloquialism - a colloquial expression; characteristic of spoken or written communication that seeks to imitate informal speech
look-alike, double, image - someone who closely resembles a famous person (especially an actor); "he could be Gingrich's double"; "she's the very image of her mother"
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EXPERTS have recreated the face of a 17th century Scottish soldier - and he's a dead ringer for Simply Red singer Mick Hucknall.
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Nikki's life is turned upside-down when she meets an art teacher who's a dead ringer for her late husband, again played by Harris.
A Dead Ringer for Love was the highlight, but the gig only exploded into life as the opening chords to the album's title song kicked-off the second half.
DEAD RINGER WOLVERHAMPTON GRAND HOW can you take the plot of Charles Ross's thriller seriously with a dodgy Prime Minister, cabinet colleagues plotting behind each other's backs, sexual misbehaviour and people economical with the truth?
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"I don't know," the pastor said, "but he's a dead ringer for his brother."
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Learn how to smash over that thing, Hetfield!" With the long blond hair, sporadic tattoos, and wetsuit pants, Braydon was a dead ringer for James of Metallica.
A dead ringer for the gallerist Martin Klosterfelde manned the facsimile space, speaking with a German accent and wearing a wig (which was for sale) made from Martin's real hair.