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  • n. Alternative spelling of showstopper.

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

  • n. an act so striking or impressive that the show must be delayed until the audience quiets down
  • n. something that is strikingly attractive or has great popular appeal


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