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Overview of noun stopper

The noun stopper has 4 senses

  • show-stopper, showstopper, stopper -- (an act so striking or impressive that the show must be delayed until the audience quiets down)

  • conversation stopper, stopper -- (a remark to which there is no polite conversational reply)

  • stopper -- ((bridge) a playing card with a value sufficiently high to insure taking a trick in a particular suit; "if my partner has a spade stopper I can bid no trump")

  • plug, stopper, stopple -- (blockage consisting of an object designed to fill a hole tightly)

Overview of verb stopper

The verb stopper has 1 sense

  • stopper, stopple -- (close or secure with or as if with a stopper; "She stoppered the wine bottle"; "The mothers stoppered their babies' mouths with pacifiers")