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phrasal verb [transitive] cinema
Word Forms
present tense
I/you/we/theydouble for
he/she/itdoubles for
present participledoubling for
past tensedoubled for
past participledoubled for
  1. double for someone to take the place of an actor by pretending to be them in difficult or dangerous parts of a film
    He doubled for Roger Moore in the film Octopussy.
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a fashion trend in which people intentionally wear ordinary, inexpensive, widely-available clothing

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a flower or small bunch of flowers worn on the lapel of a jacket on special occasions

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