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stunt 1

tr.v. stunt·ed, stunt·ing, stunts
To check the growth or development of.
1. One that stunts.
2. One that is stunted.
3. A plant disease that causes dwarfing.

[From Middle English stunnt, foolish, short-witted, short (influenced by Old Norse stuttr, short, dwarfish), from Old English stunt.]

stunt′ed·ness n.

stunt 2

1. A feat displaying unusual strength, skill, or daring.
2. Something done to attract attention or publicity.
intr.v. stunt·ed, stunt·ing, stunts
To perform stunts or a stunt.

[Origin unknown.]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.stunted - inferior in size or quality; "scrawny cattle"; "scrubby cut-over pine"; "old stunted thorn trees"
inferior - of low or inferior quality


adjective undersized, dwarfed, little, small, tiny, diminutive, dwarfish low, stunted trees
غَيْر مُكْتَمِل النُّمو
bodur kalmış


[ˈstʌntɪd] ADJenano, mal desarrollado


[ˈstʌntɪd] adj [growth] → retardé(e); [tree] → rabougri(e)stunt kite ncerf-volant m acrobatiquestunt man stuntman [ˈstʌntmæn] ncascadeur mstunt woman stuntwoman [ˈstʌntwʊmən] ncascadeuse f


adj plant, mindverkümmert; childunterentwickelt; the stunted growth of these treesdie verkümmerten Bäume; his stunted growthseine Verwachsenheit; stunted developmentUnterentwicklung f


[ˈstʌntɪd] adj (tree) → striminzito/a; (person) → rachitico/a


(stant) verb
to prevent or check the full growth or development of. It is thought that smoking by a pregnant mother may stunt the baby's growth.
ˈstunted adjective
not well grown. a stunted tree.
References in periodicals archive ?
Piyali Mustaphi, a UNICEF nutrition specialist for the Middle East and North Africa region, said it was worrying that Yemen, Sudan and Egypt all featured in the top 24 countries with the highest levels of stunted growth among children.
In unadjusted analyses, severely stunted children had significantly lower IQ scores than mild-moderately stunted children.
STUNTED RECOGNITION: They plummet from tall buildings, swim with sharks, get set on fire, crash into brick walls, dangle from cliffs and helicopters, get thrown from horses and get blasted by every type of charge the pyrotechnics guys can get their hands on.
The municipality of Patnongon ranked first in the number of stunted and severely stunted children recorded at 24.