Definition of stunning in English:

stunning

adjective

  • Extremely impressive or attractive.

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

stunning

/ˈstʌnɪŋ/