publicity stunt

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

publicity play
  1. : the quality or state of being public

  2. : an act or device designed to attract public interest

  3. : the dissemination of information or promotional material

stunt play
  1. : to hinder the normal growth, development, or progress of

  1. : one (such as an animal) that is stunted

  2. : a check in growth

  3. : a disease of plants (such as corn) in which dwarfing occurs

  1. : an unusual or difficult feat requiring great skill or daring

  2. : a shifting or switching of the positions by defensive players at the line of scrimmage in football to disrupt the opponent's blocking efforts

  1. : to perform or engage in a stunt


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