Definition of body double in English:

body double

Syllabification: bod·y dou·ble


  • A stand-in for a movie actor used during stunt or nude scenes.
    More example sentences
    • In the film, a body double was used to shoot nude scenes of Manisha, apparently without her consent.
    • The film begins with the disclaimer stating that the cinema constructs a fictional space and that the actress is substituted by a body double in many of the scenes.
    • Marvel as Anne Archer is given a nude body double that looks more like a hairy Sasquatch than our elegant actress.

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