Definition of stunning in English:



  • Extremely impressive or attractive.

    ‘she looked stunning’
    • ‘The events of 1973 represented a magnificent achievement, the climax of eight stunning years at the top.’
    • ‘Having reached the peak, we got a stunningly beautiful view of the verdant valley below encircled by green hills.’
    • ‘Vintage jewelry can be used as beautiful drapery tie-backs and they make stunning additions to wrapped presents.’
    • ‘But one of the most stunning scenes of the movie was one of the least violent.’
    • ‘In June and July, the white scented flowers have stunning golden stamens that are followed by dark purple-blue berries in autumn.’
    • ‘The hotel, which opened in 1974, sits high above Langbank and the grounds have stunning views over the Firth of Clyde.’
    • ‘For some exciting winter fishing in stunning surroundings, try Loch Alvie near Aviemore or the western fjords of Quoich or Arkaig.’
    • ‘The Three Sisters was originally a 1850s farm house with stunning views across the Worth Valley towards Ilkley Moor.’
    • ‘It wasn't until the 83rd minute that Fairfield scored their third goal through a Horsefield stunning solo run and finish.’
    • ‘On the flight back, I was seated next to a stunningly beautiful Spanish woman.’
    • ‘The book presents gems of new information, with stunning visual records of life in Mayo, in a fresh and accessible way.’
    • ‘Finally tonight, the Mars rover Opportunity today sent stunning new images of Mars back to earth.’
    • ‘For a truly stunning evening, the English National Ballet performs the adorable Swan Lake each night this week until Saturday.’
    • ‘There is nowhere better to experience stunning scenery, great country pubs and warm hospitality than the Yorkshire Dales.’
    • ‘Andrea Elvey hit the post before stunning interplay between Jo Martin and Kirsty Ormrod led to Brooks firing in Kendal's second.’
    • ‘By the mid-1990s some stunning organic wines were gracing the shelves.’
    • ‘I don't know what's more stunning his poetic use of language or his photography.’
    • ‘Eddie's stunning Donegal girlfriend Michelle Doherty was also present.’
    • ‘Safin said he feels like he's been to hell and back since his stunning US Open win but has finally emerged as a better player.’
    • ‘My new temporary home in Encinitas was quite superb, walking distance away from stunning California beaches.’
    remarkable, extraordinary, staggering, incredible, impressive, outstanding, amazing, astonishing, marvellous, phenomenal, splendid, imposing, breathtaking, thrilling
    beautiful, handsome, attractive, lovely, good-looking, comely, pretty, sexy
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