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1. showstopper

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

Synonyms

  • bit
  • act
  • show-stopper
  • number
  • turn
  • stopper

Antonyms

  • activity
  • inactivity
  • overact
  • underact

Etymology

  • show (English)
  • schewen (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • stopper (English)

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2. showstopper

noun. something that is strikingly attractive or has great popular appeal.

Synonyms

  • attraction
  • show-stopper

Antonyms

  • extraordinary
  • behave
  • discontinue

Etymology

  • show (English)
  • schewen (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • stopper (English)

Sentences with showstopper


1. Noun, singular or mass
The ceiling can make all the difference to the aesthetic of your home bar and this rustic wood-plank vaulted ceiling is quite the showstopper.

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