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Definitions and Synonyms of stand-in | Another word for stand-in | What is stand-in?

Definition 1: someone who takes the place of another (as when things get dangerous or difficult) - [noun denoting person]

Samples where stand-in or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • the star had a stand-in for dangerous scenes
  • we need extra employees for summer fill-ins

Synonyms for stand-in in the sense of this definition

(stand-in is a kind of ...) a person who is of equal standing with another in a group

(... is a kind of stand-in ) someone (physician or clergyman) who substitutes temporarily for another member of the same profession

(... is a kind of stand-in ) a stand-in for movie stars to perform dangerous stunts

"his first job in Hollywood was as a double for Clark Gable"

(... is a kind of stand-in ) someone who takes the place of another person

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