gob-stopper

[ gob-stop-er ]

nounBritish Slang.
  1. a large piece of hard candy.

Origin of gob-stopper

1
First recorded in 1925–30; see origin at gob3

Words Nearby gob-stopper

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British Dictionary definitions for gobstopper

gobstopper

/ (ˈɡɒbˌstɒpə) /


noun
  1. British a large hard sweet consisting of different coloured concentric layers that are revealed as it is sucked

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