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1. A performance or performer that evokes so much applause from the audience that the show is temporarily interrupted.
2. A particularly arresting person or thing, especially one that draws attention away from others or brings a course of action to a halt.
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|Noun||1.||showstopper - an act so striking or impressive that the show must be delayed until the audience quiets down|
|2.||showstopper - something that is strikingly attractive or has great popular appeal; "she has a show-stopper of a smile"; "the brilliant orange flowers against the green foliage were a showstopper"|
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showstoppershow-stopper [ˈʃəʊstɒpər] n
to be a show-stopper → être extraordinaire
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