Stopper



noun
1.
a person or thing that stops.
2.
a plug, cork, bung, or other piece for closing a bottle, tube, drain, or the like.
3.
Informal. something or someone that commands attention, as an unusual window display or a flamboyant person.
4.
Cards. a card in a suit that prevents the successive taking of all tricks in the suit by the opponents.
5.
Baseball Slang. a formidably and consistently effective pitcher counted on to win, as a team’s best starting pitcher or a superior reliever often called on to preserve a victory; pitching ace.
verb (used with object)
6.
to close, secure, or fit with a stopper.
noun
1.
Also stopple (ˈstɒpəl). a plug or bung for closing a bottle, pipe, duct, etc
2.
a person or thing that stops or puts an end to something
3.
(bridge) another name for stop (sense 39)
verb
4.
(transitive) Also stopple. to close or fit with a stopper
stop dead in the tracks

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