HyperDic: stunt

English > 4 senses of the word stunt:
NOUNactstunta difficult or unusual or dangerous feat
animalstunta creature (especially a whale) that has been prevented from attaining full growth
VERBsocialstuntcheck the growth or development of
creationstuntperform a stunt or stunts
stunt > pronunciation
Soundsstah'nt
Rhymesabandonment ... wonderment: 671 rhymes with ahnt...
English > stunt: 4 senses > noun 1, act
MeaningA difficult or unusual or dangerous feat; usually done to gain attention.
NarrowerRussian rouletteA stunt in which you spin the cylinder of a revolver that is loaded with only one bullet and then point the muzzle at your head and pull the trigger
acrobatic stunt, acrobatic featA stunt performed by an acrobat
Broaderfeat, effort, exploitA notable achievement
Spanishacrobacia, proeza
Catalanproesa
Verbsstuntperform a stunt or stunts
English > stunt: 4 senses > noun 2, animal
MeaningA creature (especially a whale) that has been prevented from attaining full growth.
Broaderanimal, animate being, beast, brute, creature, faunaA living organism characterized by voluntary movement
Verbsstuntcheck the growth or development of
English > stunt: 4 senses > verb 1, social
Meaningcheck the growth or development of.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Something ----s something
Example"You will stunt your growth by building all these muscles"
Narrowerdwarfcheck the growth of
Broaderimpede, hinderBe a hindrance or obstacle to
Nounsstunta creature (especially a whale) that has been prevented from attaining full growth
English > stunt: 4 senses > verb 2, creation
MeaningPerform a stunt or stunts.
PatternSomebody ----s
Categoryperforming artsarts or skills that require public performance
Broaderperform, execute, docarry out or perform an action
Nounsstunta difficult or unusual or dangerous feat
stuntingthe performance of stunts while in flight in an aircraft

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