Definition of publicity stunt
: something done just to get the attention of the public Her antics on the show were just a publicity stunt.
Word by Word Definitions
: the quality or state of being public
: an act or device designed to attract public interest
: information with news value issued as a means of gaining public attention or support
: to hinder the normal growth, development, or progress of
: one (such as an animal) that is stunted
: a check in growth
: a disease of plants (such as corn) in which dwarfing occurs
: an unusual or difficult feat requiring great skill or daring
: one performed or undertaken chiefly to gain attention or publicity
: a shifting or switching of the positions by defensive players at the line of scrimmage in football to disrupt the opponent's blocking efforts
: to perform or engage in a stunt
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