|Origin:||Perhaps from stump 'something risky which someone has persuaded you to do'|
a dangerous action that is done to entertain people, especially in a film:
Not many actors do their own stunts.
a stunt flying show
something that is done to attract people's attention, especially in advertising or politics:
Todd flew over the city in a hot air balloon as a publicity stunt.
to do something that is silly or that is slightly dangerous:
Next time you pull a stunt like that don't expect me to get you out of trouble.