Synonyms for stopper

Synonyms for (noun) stopper

Synonyms: stopper, stopple, plug

Definition: blockage consisting of an object designed to fill a hole tightly

Similar words: block, blockage, closure, stop, stoppage, occlusion

Definition: an obstruction in a pipe or tube

Usage: we had to call a plumber to clear out the blockage in the drainpipe


Synonyms: stopper

Definition: (bridge) a playing card with a value sufficiently high to insure taking a trick in a particular suit

Usage: if my partner has a spade stopper I can bid no trump

Similar words: playing card

Definition: one of a pack of cards that are used to play card games


Synonyms: conversation stopper, stopper

Definition: a remark to which there is no polite conversational reply

Similar words: input, remark, comment

Definition: a statement that expresses a personal opinion or belief or adds information

Usage: from time to time she contributed a personal comment on his account


Synonyms: show-stopper, showstopper, stopper

Definition: an act so striking or impressive that the show must be delayed until the audience quiets down

Similar words: turn, act, bit, number, routine

Definition: a short theatrical performance that is part of a longer program

Usage: he did his act three times every evening; she had a catchy little routine; it was one of the best numbers he ever did

Synonyms for (verb) stopper

Synonyms: stopper, stopple

Definition: close or secure with or as if with a stopper

Usage: She stoppered the wine bottle; The mothers stoppered their babies' mouths with pacifiers

Similar words: plug, stop up, secure

Definition: fill or close tightly with or as if with a plug

Usage: plug the hole; stop up the leak