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stand-in

[stand-in] /ˈstændˌɪn/
noun
1.
a substitute for a motion-picture star during the preparation of lighting, cameras, etc., or in dangerous scenes.
2.
any substitute.
Origin
1930-1935
1930-35; noun use of verb phrase stand in
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standee

noun

A person forced to stand because all seats are sold or occupied: long lines of standees waiting their turns (1856+)


The Dictionary of American Slang, Fourth Edition by Barbara Ann Kipfer, PhD. and Robert L. Chapman, Ph.D.
Copyright (C) 2007 by HarperCollins Publishers.
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