Need another word that means the same as “stunt”? Find 11 synonyms and 30 related words for “stunt” in this overview.
The synonyms of “Stunt” are: inhibit, impede, hamper, hinder, restrict, retard, slow, curb, arrest, check, stop
Stunt as a Verb
Definitions of "Stunt" as a verb
According to the Oxford Dictionary of English, “stunt” as a verb can have the following definitions:
- Check the growth or development of.
- Prevent from growing or developing properly.
- Perform a stunt or stunts.
Synonyms of "Stunt" as a verb (11 Words)
|arrest||Cause to stop.|
They got arrested during a police raid.
|check||Hold back as of a danger or an enemy check the expansion or influence of.|
Keep your receipt to check against your statement.
|curb||Keep to the curb.|
She promised she would curb her temper.
|hamper||Put at a disadvantage.|
He was hampered in his efforts by the bad weather.
|hinder||Hinder or prevent the progress or accomplishment of.|
The brace I have to wear is hindering my movements.
|impede||Be a hindrance or obstacle to.|
The sap causes swelling which can impede breathing.
|inhibit||Make (someone) self-conscious and unable to act in a relaxed and natural way.|
Inhibit the rate of a chemical reaction.
|restrict||Place under restrictions limit access to.|
Some roads may have to be closed at peak times to restrict the number of visitors.
|slow||Cause to proceed more slowly.|
|stop||Stop and wait as if awaiting further instructions or developments.|
She stopped giggling.
Usage Examples of "Stunt" as a verb
- You will stunt your growth by building all these muscles.
- Some weeds produce chemicals that stunt the plant's growth.
- The recovery of our industries is stunted by lack of funds.
Associations of "Stunt" (30 Words)
|acrobat||An athlete who performs acts requiring skill and agility and coordination.|
|acting||Temporarily doing the duties of another person.|
The acting president.
|artist||A person whose creative work shows sensitivity and imagination.|
Rip off artists.
|buffoon||A rude or vulgar fool.|
|carnival||A festival marked by merrymaking and processions.|
A carnival parade.
|circus||A public scene of frenetic, noisy, or confused activity.|
It was so funny it was a circus.
|clown||Act as or like a clown.|
Harvey clowned around pretending to be a dog.
|comedian||An actor in a comedy.|
A stand up comedian.
|composer||A person who writes music, especially as a professional occupation.|
Mozart was her favourite composer.
|dance||A social gathering at which people dance.|
The children danced with joy.
|dangerous||Involving or causing danger or risk; liable to hurt or harm.|
Insecticides which are dangerous to the environment.
|film||Record in film.|
She quickly wiped away the light film of sweat.
It is hazardous to personal safety.
|juggle||Deal with simultaneously.|
The player juggled the ball.
|juggling||Throwing and catching several objects simultaneously.|
|minstrel||A performer in a minstrel show.|
They listened to the minstrels singing songs of knightly prowess.
|movie||A cinema film.|
They went to a movie every Saturday night.
|parade||A parade ground.|
The recruits were due to parade that day.
|parlous||Full of danger or uncertainty; precarious.|
The General s position was parlous.
|perform||Give a performance of something.|
We performed a popular Gilbert and Sullivan opera.
|performer||An entertainer who performs a dramatic or musical work for an audience.|
A circus performer.
|perilous||Full of danger or risk.|
The economy is in a perilous state.
|pitfall||A hidden or unsuspected danger or difficulty.|
The pitfalls of buying goods at public auctions.
Certain sectors of the music fraternity still refuse to give him props.
|risky||Full of the possibility of danger, failure, or loss.|
Anything that promises to pay too much can t help being risky.
|sideshow||A minor or diverting incident or issue, especially one which distracts attention from something more important.|
Instruction is not an educational sideshow.
|theater||A region in which active military operations are in progress.|
He served in the Vietnam theater for three years.
|trapeze||A horizontal bar hanging by two ropes and free to swing, used by acrobats in a circus.|
|unsafe||Lacking in security or safety.|
Drinking water in some areas may be unsafe.
|vaudeville||A variety show with songs and comic acts etc.|
His comedic roots are in vaudeville.