a difficult or unusual or dangerous feat; usually done to gain attention
a creature (especially a whale) that has been prevented from attaining full growth
check the growth or development of
"You will stunt your growth by building all these muscles"
perform a stunt or stunts
an unusual action performed to gain public attention; as, a publicity stunt.
Origin: [Cf. Stint a task.]
to hinder from growing to the natural size; to prevent the growth of; to stint, to dwarf; as, to stunt a child; to stunt a plant
a check in growth; also, that which has been checked in growth; a stunted animal or thing
specifically: A whale two years old, which, having been weaned, is lean, and yields but little blubber
Origin: [See Stint.]
A stunt is an unusual and difficult physical feat or an act requiring a special skill, performed for artistic purposes usually on TV, theatre, or cinema. Stunts are a big part of many action films. Before computer generated imagery special effects, these effects were limited to the use of models, false perspective and other in-camera effects, unless the creator could find someone willing to jump from car to car or hang from the edge of a skyscraper: the stunt performer or stunt double.
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
stunt, v.t. to hinder from growth, to dwarf, check.—n. a check in growth: an animal whose growth is stunted.—adj. Stunt′ed, dwarfed.—n. Stunt′edness, state of being stunted. [A.S. stunt, blunt; Ice. stuttr, short.]
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The numerical value of stunt in Chaldean Numerology is: 4
The numerical value of stunt in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4
Examples of stunt in a Sentence
Let’s be clear, this is nothing more than a Beltway political stunt.
My insult was to the tube and not to Elon Musk personally, my opinion is it was a PR stunt.
There was a stunt person, i had to take a chance. What if that thing had made $3 or 4 million?
If it feels like a stunt, then those of us in the writer's room will have done something wrong.
Part of me is feeling like it was just a publicity stunt on the UK government side to show they are trying to help.
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