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  Words related to stopper

Related / Similar Words: plug, stopple, conversation stopper, show-stopper, showstopper

 

Definition:
  • blockage consisting of an object designed to fill a hole tightly;
  • (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";
  • a remark to which there is no polite conversational reply;
  • an act so striking or impressive that the show must be delayed until the audience quiets down;
  • close or secure with or as if with a stopper; "She stoppered the wine bottle"; "The mothers stoppered their babies'' mouths with pacifiers";

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    Hyponyms: bung, spile, cork, drainplug, fipple, tampion, tampon, tap, spigot

     

    Derivational Morphology: stopple, barricade, block, blockade, stop, block off, block up, bar, plug, stop up, secure

     

    Anagrams: protest, Sterope, spotter, stooper, poorest

     

     
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