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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun One that pops.
  • noun A container or pan for making popcorn.
  • noun Slang An ampoule of amyl nitrite or butyl nitrite, used illicitly to induce euphoria and enhance sexual stimulation.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun A dagger.
  • noun A utensil for popping corn; a corn-popper. It is made of wire gauze with a cover and a long wooden handle.
  • noun Anything that pops or makes a popping sound, as a firecracker or pistol.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun obsolete A dagger.
  • noun A utensil for popping corn, usually a wire basket with a long handle.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun Australia A juice box.
  • noun One who pops.
  • noun obsolete A dagger.
  • noun A short piece of twisted string tied to the end of a whip that creates the distinctive sound when the whip is thrown or cracked.
  • noun A capsule of amyl nitrite for recreational use as a sexual stimulant.
  • noun fishing A floating lure designed to splash when the fishing line is twitched.
  • noun Either of a pair of interlocking discs commonly used in place of buttons to fasten clothing.
  • noun A device that pops kernels of corn to produce popcorn.
  • noun A stuffed and usually breaded jalapeño.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • noun 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)
  • noun a container of stimulant drug (amyl nitrate or butyl nitrite)
  • noun a container for cooking popcorn

Etymologies

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

From Popper ("a brand name"), a brand name owned by Queensland United Foods; from 1978.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

From pop +‎ -er (“suffix forming agent noun”).

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