Stunt

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English

Noun

Stunt (plural Stunts)
  1. A daring or dangerous feat, often involving the display of gymnastic skills.

Adjectives for stunt

desperate, do-or-die, acrobatic, brave, lunatic, cruel, one-of-a-kind, impossible, meaningless, promotional, publicity, dangerous, stupid, magical, foolish, daring, electrifying, crazy, hazardous, irresponsible, dumb, destructive, cheap, theatrical, ridiculous, spectacular, juvenile, dramatic, impromptu, brilliant, awfully, funny, daring, clever, wild, attention-grabbing, desperate, expensive, idiotic, sloppy, risky, hare-brained, foolhardy, electrifying, sadistic, childish, pointless, tacky, suicidal, ill-advised, catastrophic, infantile, political, pathetic

Derived terms

Verb

Stunt (third-person singular simple present Stunts, present participle Stunting, simple past and past participle Stunted)

  1. (transitive) To check or hinder the growth or development of.
  2. (intransitive) (slang, hip-hop) To show off; to posture.
    I don't like his style, and he always stuntin'. — Hussein Fatal, I Don't Like That (rap song).

Thesaurus

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