- a person or thing that stuns.
- Informal. a person or thing of striking excellence, beauty, achievement, etc.
Origin of stunner
Examples from the Web for 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
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.