- IPA: /stʌn/
stun (stuns, present participle stunning; past and past participle stunned)
- (transitive) To incapacitate; especially by inducing disorientation or unconsciousness.
- Bill tried to stun the snake by striking it on the head.
- In many European countries cattle have to be stunned before slaughtering.
- (transitive) To shock or surprise.
- The celebrity was stunned to find herself confronted with unfounded allegiations on the front page of a newspaper.
- He stood there stunned, looking at the beautiful, breath-taking sunrise.
- (snooker, billiards) To hit the cue ball so that it slides without topspin or backspin (and with or without sidespin) and continues at a natural angle after contact with the object ball
- French: étourdir
- German: betäuben
- Italian: stordire
- Portuguese: atordoar
- Russian: оглуша́ть
- Spanish: anonadar, aturdir
- French: étourdir, étonner, époustoufler
- German: verblüffen
- Italian: stupefare, sorprendere, incantare
- Portuguese: assombrar, aturdir
- Russian: ошеломля́ть
- Spanish: aturdir, adarvar, anonadar
- The condition of being stunned.
- That which stuns; a shock; a stupefying blow.
- (Newfoundland) A person who lacks intelligence.
- (billiard, snooker, pool) The effect on the cue ball where the ball is hit without topspin, backspin or sidespin.
- Williams will need a lot of stun to avoid going in the middle pocket
- Russian: ошеломле́ние