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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - Something that is strikingly attractive or has great popular appeal; An act so striking or impressive that the play or event must be delayed until the audience quiets down.

Usage examples (38)
  • The brilliant orange flowers against the green foliage were a showstopper
  • Yet the showstopper is the most eccentric look: Mona Bismarck 's aqua green Balenciaga gown with sleeves of blooming pink petals from 1968.
  • In my mind, he's very talented, but Kris is just not a showy "showstopper" - type performer.
  • Another showstopper is the pink cleome or spider flower. for more
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