What does stopper mean?

Definitions for stopper
ˈstɒp ərstop·per

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. show-stopper, showstopper, stopper(noun)

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

  2. conversation stopper, stopper(noun)

    a remark to which there is no polite conversational reply

  3. stopper(noun)

    (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"

  4. plug, stopper, stopple(verb)

    blockage consisting of an object designed to fill a hole tightly

  5. stopper, stopple(verb)

    close or secure with or as if with a stopper

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


  1. stopper(Noun)

    Agent noun of stop, someone or something that stops something.

  2. stopper(Noun)

    A type of knot at the end of a rope, to prevent it from unravelling.

    Put a stopper in the knot.

  3. stopper(Noun)

    A bung or cork

    We need a stopper or the boat will sink.

  4. stopper(Noun)


    He's the number one stopper in the country.

  5. stopper(Noun)

    In the commodity futures market, someone who is long (owns) a futures contract and is demanding delivery because they want to take possession of the deliverable commodity.

    Cattle futures: spillover momentum plus evidence of a strong stopper (i.e., 96 loads demanded) should kick the opening higher.

  6. stopper(Noun)

    A train that calls at all or almost all stations between its origin and destination, including very small ones.

  7. stopper(Verb)

    To close a container by using a stopper.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Stopper(noun)

    one who stops, closes, shuts, or hinders; that which stops or obstructs; that which closes or fills a vent or hole in a vessel

  2. Stopper(noun)

    a short piece of rope having a knot at one or both ends, with a lanyard under the knot, -- used to secure something

  3. Stopper(noun)

    a name to several trees of the genus Eugenia, found in Florida and the West Indies; as, the red stopper. See Eugenia

  4. Stopper(verb)

    to close or secure with a stopper

Editors Contribution

  1. stopper

    A person who serendipitously finds a way to make thing discontinue.

    I just read the definitions and realized that I am a stopper of negative behavior.

    Submitted by anonymous on August 19, 2019  

Anagrams for stopper »

  1. opprest, popster, toppers

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of stopper in Chaldean Numerology is: 1

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of stopper in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1

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