Definitions for stopper

Definitions for (noun) stopper

Main entry: stopper, stopple, plug

Definition: blockage consisting of an object designed to fill a hole tightly

Main entry: stopper

Definition: (bridge) a playing card with a value sufficiently high to insure taking a trick in a particular suit

Usage: if my partner has a spade stopper I can bid no trump

Main entry: conversation stopper, stopper

Definition: a remark to which there is no polite conversational reply

Main entry: show-stopper, showstopper, stopper

Definition: an act so striking or impressive that the show must be delayed until the audience quiets down

Definitions for (verb) stopper

Main entry: stopper, stopple

Definition: close or secure with or as if with a stopper

Usage: She stoppered the wine bottle; The mothers stoppered their babies' mouths with pacifiers

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