from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A movie actor who substitutes for a leading performer, especially in distance shots or scenes not involving the face, such as close-ups of a portion of the body.
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- n. A film stand-in for an actor, in scenes not involving the face, especially during scenes of nudity, or of dangerous activity.
- n. A political decoy; a person employed to impersonate a politician, in order to draw attention away from the real person or to take risks on their behalf.
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