Stunt

Stunt

(?), n. [Cf. Stint a task.] 1. A feat hard to perform; an act which is striking for the skill, strength, or the like, required to do it; a feat. [Colloq.]

An extraordinary man does three or four different "stunts" with remarkable dexterity.
The Bookman.

He does not try to do stunts; and, above all, he does not care to go in swimming.
L. Hutton.
[Webster 1913 Suppl.]

2. an unusual action performed to gain public attention; as, a publicity stunt.
[PJC]

 

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