- a person or thing that stuns.
- Informal. a person or thing of striking excellence, beauty, achievement, etc.
Origin of stunner
Related Words for stunnerlooker, enchanter, belle, ornament, eyeful, charmer, lovely, dream, vision, beaut, wonderment, phenomenon, sensation, miracle, prodigy, genius, whiz, astonishment, curiosity, portent
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Contemporary Examples of stunner
Meanwhile, U.S. defender Matt Besler, who seemed a bit dinged up after that Portugal stunner, will be good to go.USA vs. Germany World Cup Primer: Everything You Need to Know About the Epic Showdown
June 26, 2014
Nineties' grunge rockers Pearl Jam are back with a stunner of a video and a great song.Robin Thicke, Jay Z & More Best Music Videos of the Week (VIDEO)
August 31, 2013
Model Joan Smalls is the kind of stunner who boasts a strong appeal.Joan Smalls Spins In Style for Nowness
Misty White Sidell
June 14, 2013
The Florida-born stunner is pouty in a thoroughly concealing white sleeveless knit top.Kate Upton Lands Second Vogue Cover; Lena Dunham Does Twiggy
The Fashion Beast Team
December 6, 2012
Historical Examples of stunner
She was a stunner after all, and didn't look a day over twenty-eight.Melomaniacs
I mean Aytoun's price, for the other estimate might be a stunner.
It's a stunner, especially if you skip all the descriptions of scenery.Nell, of Shorne Mills
"What do you mean by a 'stunner,' John," asked Paul, with dignity.Little By Little
William Taylor Adams
Wade must have got in a pretty heavy charge; for the report was a stunner.Left on Labrador
Charles Asbury Stephens
- informal a person or thing of great beauty, quality, size, etc
Word Origin and History for stunner
1829, in pugilism, agent noun from stun. Meaning "beautiful woman" attested by 1848.