Origin of stand-in
Examples from the Web for stand-in
You could say this character is a stand-in for all of America.
Even Beauty and the Beast villain Gaston pops up as—fittingly—the 'Pornstache' stand-in.
Is the Pentecostal Jim Casy a stand-in for another martyred J.C.?
It starts with Lindsay Lohan as Cady Heron, the stand-in for all of us.‘Mean Girls’ Turns 10: Why the Modern Classic Is Still So Fetch|Kevin Fallon|April 30, 2014|DAILY BEAST
This time they made sure the stand-in had tattoos just like Beckham himself.No Butt Double This Time as Beckham Strips for New H&M Ad|Tom Sykes|October 2, 2013|DAILY BEAST
He had been a trusty drill-master and, it was reported, had a 'stand-in' with the Meter.Atlantic Narratives|Mary Antin
I had the stand-in summon her on the office telephone, then I withdrew all vitality from it.The Calm Man|Frank Belknap Long
What was the adjusted frame for the first view that the marksman had of the President's stand-in coming out from under the tree?
He can speak English as well as I can, but he thinks bad grammar will give him a stand-in with the frontiersmen.A Man of Two Countries|Alice Harriman
And was the stand-in obstructed by the windshield at anytime as the car drove down Elm Street?