The definition of a stand in is someone who fills in for another person, often temporarily.noun
An example of a stand-in is an understudy who goes on for the star when the star loses her voice.YourDictionary definition and usage example. Copyright © 2013 by LoveToKnow Corp.
- a person who serves as a substitute for a film or television actor or actress as while lights and cameras are being adjusted
- any substitute for another
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- One who substitutes for an actor while the lights and camera are adjusted or during hazardous action.
- A substitute.