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Definition of stand-in noun from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary



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  1. 1a person who does someone's job for a short time when they are not available I acted as Tom's stand-in while he was away. the stand-in quarterback
  2. 2a person who replaces an actor in some scenes in a movie, especially dangerous ones Most of the stunts are performed by stand-ins.
See the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary entry: stand-in