One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
1‘a stunning 4–0 win in the League Cup final’
remarkable, extraordinary, staggering, incredible, impressive, outstanding, amazing, astonishing, marvellous, phenomenal, splendid, imposing, breathtaking, thrilling
informal mind-boggling, mind-blowing, out of this world, fabulous, fab, super, fantastic, tremendous
2‘she was looking particularly stunning’
beautiful, handsome, attractive, lovely, good-looking, comely, pretty, sexy
sensational, radiant, ravishing, striking, dazzling, devastating, wonderful, marvellous, magnificent, amazing, glorious, breathtaking, captivating, bewitching, charming, alluring, exquisite, impressive, splendid
Northern English Scottish bonny
informal gorgeous, drop-dead gorgeous, out of this world, fabulous, fab, smashing, super, supercalifragilisticexpialidocious, amazeballs, easy on the eye, knockout
North American informal bootylicious
US informal on fleek
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