Definition of Understudy

1. Noun. An actor able to replace a regular performer when required.

Exact synonyms: Standby
Generic synonyms: Actor, Histrion, Player, Role Player, Thespian
Derivative terms: Stand By



2. Verb. Be an understudy or alternate for a role.
Exact synonyms: Alternate
Generic synonyms: Con, Learn, Memorise, Memorize
Derivative terms: Alternate

Definition of Understudy

1. v. t. & i. To study, as another actor's part, in order to be his substitute in an emergency; to study another actor's part.

2. n. One who studies another's part with a view to assuming it in an emergency.

3. v. t. & i. To study, as another actor's part, in order to be his substitute in an emergency; to study another actor's part.

4. n. One who studies another's part with a view to assuming it in an emergency.

Definition of Understudy

1. Verb. to study or know a role to such an extent as to be able to replace the normal performer when required ¹

2. Verb. to act as an understudy (to someone) ¹

3. Noun. a performer who understudies; a standby ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Understudy

1. [v -DIED, -DYING, -DIES]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Understudy

understrapper
understrappers
understrapping
understraps
understrata
understratum
understrength
understroke
understroked
understrokes
understroking
understructure
understructures
understudied
understudies
understudy (current term)
understudying
understyled
undersubscribed
undersuit
undersuits
undersung
undersupplied
undersupplies
undersupply
undersupplying
undersupport
undersupported
undersupporting
undersupports

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