Definition of stunning adjective from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



    BrE BrE//ˈstʌnɪŋ//
    ; NAmE NAmE//ˈstʌnɪŋ//
    (rather informal) Attractiveness
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  1. 1extremely attractive or impressive synonym beautiful You look absolutely stunning! a stunning view of the lake His performance was simply stunning. See related entries: Attractiveness
  2. 2extremely surprising or shocking He suffered a stunning defeat in the election.
  3. Extra examples You look really stunning in that dress! a visually stunning movie a visually stunning piece of cinema Did you see that stunning woman? Last night’s game was a stunning defeat for the club. The Prime Minister launched a stunning attack on her predecessor. The election result was a stunning blow for the party. The team is celebrating a stunning victory. This morning staff were given the stunning news that the factory is to close.
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