Definition of stunning in English:



  • Extremely impressive or attractive.

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