- show-stopper ► NOUN informal ▪ a performance or item receiving prolonged applause.DERIVATIVES show-stopping adjective.
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show-stopping — show stopper, show stopping see ↑stop the show below. • • • Main Entry: ↑show * * * ˈshow stopping ; adjective only before noun • … Useful english dictionary
show-stopping — show .stopping adj a show stopping performance is extremely good or impressive ▪ a show stopping dance routine >show stopper n … Dictionary of contemporary English
show-stopping — adjective a show stopping performance is extremely good or impressive: his show stopping performance as Stanley Kowalski showstopper noun (C) … Longman dictionary of contemporary English
show-stopping — a show stopper a performance or part of a performance that is extremely good. She gave a show stopping performance in La Traviata. (always before noun) … New idioms dictionary
show-stopping — also showstopping ADJ: ADJ n (approval) A show stopping performance or product is very impressive. [INFORMAL] … English dictionary
show-stopper — show stopping, showstopping, adj. /shoh stop euhr/, n. 1. Theat. a performer or performance that wins enthusiastic or prolonged applause. 2. a spectacularly arresting or appealing person or thing: This bright plaid suit is a real show stopper.… … Universalium
show-stopper — ► NOUN informal ▪ a performance or item receiving prolonged applause. DERIVATIVES show stopping adjective … English terms dictionary
show-stopper — noun 1. an act so striking or impressive that the show must be delayed until the audience quiets down • Syn: ↑showstopper, ↑stopper • Hypernyms: ↑act, ↑routine, ↑number, ↑turn, ↑bit 2 … Useful english dictionary
show stopper — /ˈʃoʊ stɒpə/ (say shoh stopuh) noun 1. a song, act, performance, etc., that temporarily interrupts a show because of the enthusiastic applause of the audience. 2. any utterance that interrupts a conversation due to its surprising, controversial… … Australian English dictionary
show-stopper — noun informal a performance or item receiving prolonged applause. Derivatives show stopping adjective … English new terms dictionary