Definition of body double in English:

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body double

noun

A stand-in for a film actor used during stunt or nude scenes.
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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