Stunt


Stunt
Stunt Sm "gefährliche, akrobatische Aktion" per. Wortschatz fach. (20. Jh.) Entlehnung. Entlehnt aus ne. stunt, dessen Herkunft nicht sicher geklärt ist.
   Ebenso nndl. stunt, nschw. stuntman, nnorw. stunt.
Carstensen 3 (1996), 1450f. englisch e.

Etymologisches Wörterbuch der deutschen sprache. 2013.

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