stunt - definition and synonyms

noun [countable] 

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  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!

    1. a.
      something silly or unusual that is done to get public attention

      a publicity stunt