“The use of weapons and chair shots and dangerous ‘can you top this’ stunts became greater and greater,” explains Muchnick.
The kid from next door drops by and Marvin talks to him about the stunts in his latest film, Death Hunt.
Michael Moore had to do stunts and float conspiracy theories.
"The stunts that we did at the beginning are so small compared to what we're doing now," Perabo says.
The Kardashian flour bomb is just the latest of many years of stunts attributed to PETA.
The boys were doing all sorts of stunts, when suddenly Fred called Randy to one side.
I had had enough of seeing a girl do stunts that stopped my blood.
A gentlemanly fighting machine was doing "stunts" over by Serray and there was no sign of an enemy.
You ran for the Captain and did all sorts of stunts we couldn't have done.
Folks coming all the way from Leonardville, Pennsylvania, to see him do stunts and he sitting on the bench all the time!
"check in growth, dwarf," 1650s, verb use of Middle English adjective stunnt "foolish," from Old English stunt "short-witted, foolish" (cf. stuntspræc "foolish talk"), from Proto-Germanic *stuntaz (cf. Old Norse stuttr "short"), from the root of stump. Related: Stunted; stunting.
"feat to attract attention," 1878, American English college sports slang, of uncertain origin. Speculated to be a variant of colloq. stump "dare, challenge" (1871), or of German stunde, literally "hour." The movie stunt man is attested from 1930.
Act; bit of behavior; thing to do: vulgar ''stunts'' designed to be easily comprehended and greedily relished (1878+)