US: /ˈstənt/
UK: /stˈʌnt/

English Vietnamese dictionary

stunt /stʌnt/
  • danh từ
    • (từ Mỹ,nghĩa Mỹ) sự làm cằn cỗi, sự làm còi cọc
    • người còi cọc, con vật còi cọc
    • ngoại động từ
      • chặn lại không cho phát triển, làm cằn cỗi, làm còi cọc
      • danh từ
        • (thông tục) sự cố gắng kỳ công, sự cố gắng tập trung
        • cuộc biểu diễn phô trương
        • trò quảng cáo
          • stunt article: vật loè loẹt để quảng cáo
      • nội động từ
        • (thông tục) biểu diễn nhào lộn
        • ngoại động từ
          • biểu diễn nhào lộn bằng (máy bay...)

        Advanced English dictionary

        noun, verb
        + noun
        1 a dangerous and difficult action that sb does to entertain people, especially as part of a film/movie: He did all his own stunts. + a stunt pilot / rider + a stunt flying team
        2 (sometimes disapproving) something that is done in order to attract people's attention: a publicity stunt
        3 (informal) a stupid or dangerous act: I've had enough of her childish stunts. + Don't you ever pull a stunt like that again!
        + verb [VN] to prevent sb/sth from growing or developing as much as they/it should: The constant winds had stunted the growth of plants and bushes. + His illness had not stunted his creativity.

        Thesaurus dictionary

        caper, act, deed, feat, tour de force, exploit, trick, US dido:
        The dangerous stunts are done by a stand-in for the star.
        stop, limit, delimit, restrict, check, arrest, put an end to, end; impede, hamper, hinder, slow, retard:
        My parents always told me that smoking would stunt my growth.

        Collocation dictionary

        1 sth done for attention



        VERB + STUNT

        arrange, organize
        She arranged a publicity stunt to make the public aware of the product.
        | pull
        What do you hope to gain by pulling a stunt like that?


        as a ~
        They jumped off London Bridge as a publicity stunt.

        2 dangerous act


        dangerous, daredevil | dramatic, spectacular | film

        VERB + STUNT

        carry out, do, perform
        The actor performed all the stunts himself.
        | attempt

        STUNT + VERB

        backfire, go wrong

        STUNT + NOUN

        artist, man
        | driver, pilot, rider

        Concise English dictionary

        +a difficult or unusual or dangerous feat; usually done to gain attention
        +a creature (especially a whale) that has been prevented from attaining full growth
        +check the growth or development of
        +perform a stunt or stunts