What does popper mean?

Definitions for popper
ˈpɒp ər; ˈreɪ məndpop·per

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. Popper, Karl Popper, Sir Karl Raimund Poppernoun

    British philosopher (born in Austria) who argued that scientific theories can never be proved to be true, but are tested by attempts to falsify them (1902-1994)

  2. poppernoun

    a container of stimulant drug (amyl nitrate or butyl nitrite)

  3. poppernoun

    a container for cooking popcorn


  1. popper

    Popper is most commonly associated with Sir Karl Popper, a 20th-century British-Austrian philosopher who is known for his contributions to the philosophy of science and his political philosophy. In a broader sense, 'popper' could also refer to a type of drug, specifically a group of volatile alkyl nitrites inhaled for recreational purposes. Yet another usage can be found in fishing, where a popper refers to a type of lure. Thus, the definition of 'popper' can vary based on its context.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Poppernoun

    a utensil for popping corn, usually a wire basket with a long handle

  2. Poppernoun

    a dagger

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Surnames Frequency by Census Records


    According to the U.S. Census Bureau, Popper is ranked #27411 in terms of the most common surnames in America.

    The Popper surname appeared 880 times in the 2010 census and if you were to sample 100,000 people in the United States, approximately 0 would have the surname Popper.

    89.5% or 788 total occurrences were White.
    5.2% or 46 total occurrences were of Hispanic origin.
    2.9% or 26 total occurrences were Black.
    1.1% or 10 total occurrences were Asian.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of popper in Chaldean Numerology is: 2

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of popper in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5

Examples of popper in a Sentence

  1. Tom Robbins:

    Rap music... sounds like somebody feeding a rhyming dictionary to a popcorn popper.

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