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Meaning of show-stopper

show-stop•per

Pronunciation: (shō'stop"ur), [key]
— n.
  1. 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.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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