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noun [countable] stunt pronunciation in British English /stʌnt/
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singularstunt
pluralstunts
  1. 1
    something dangerous, for example jumping from a building, that is done to entertain people, often as part of a film
    a stunt plane
    stunt flying/driving/fighting: After racing professionally, he did some stunt driving for films.
  2. 2
    something dangerous or stupid that you do, often to impress someone
    pull a stunt: Don’t ever pull that stunt again!
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    1. a.
      something silly or unusual that is done to get public attention
      a publicity stunt
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