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noun Movies, Television.

a man who substitutes for an actor in scenes requiring hazardous or acrobatic feats.

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Origin of stunt man

An Americanism dating back to 1925–30
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stuntman

feminine stuntwoman

/ (ˈstʌntmən) /

noun plural -men or -women

a person who performs dangerous acts in a film, television programme, etc in place of an actor
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