a person whose body is shown in a movie or TV show in substitution for a leading actor, especially in a nude scene.
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- body check,
- body clock,
- body combat,
- body corporate,
- body count,
- body drop,
- body dysmorphic disorder,
- body english,
- body fluid,
- body horror
Origin of body double
Also called double.
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films a person who substitutes for a star for the filming of a scene that involves shots of the body rather than the face
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