stunt
Pronunciation Noun

stunt (plural stunts)

  1. A daring or dangerous feat, often involving the display of gymnastic skills.
  2. (archaic) skill
    • 1912, Stratemeyer Syndicate, Baseball Joe on the School Nine Chapter 1
      "See if you can hit the barrel, Joe," urged George Bland. "A lot of us have missed it, including Peaches, who seems to think his particular stunt is high throwing."
  3. (American football) A special means of rushing the quarterback done to confuse the opposing team's offensive line.
Translations Verb

stunt (stunts, present participle stunting; past and past participle stunted)

  1. (intransitive, cheerleading) To perform a stunt.
  2. (intransitive, slang, AAVE) To show off; to posture.
Translations
  • Russian: понтоваться
Verb

stunt (stunts, present participle stunting; past and past participle stunted)

  1. (transitive) To check or hinder the growth or development of.
    Some have said smoking stunts your growth.
    The politician timed his announcement to stunt any surge in the polls his opponent might gain from the convention.
Translations Noun

stunt (plural stunts)

  1. A check in growth.
  2. That which has been checked in growth; a stunted animal or thing.
  3. A two-year-old whale, which, having been weaned, is lean and yields little blubber.



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