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Origin of show-stopper
OTHER WORDS FROM show-stoppershow-stop·ping, show·stop·ping, adjective
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Example sentences from the Web for showstopper
But the case against Lagarde, 58, is nothing like the showstopper Strauss-Kahn provided.IMF Chief Lagarde Placed Under Formal Investigation in France|Tracy McNicoll|August 27, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Marc Jacobs 'Showstopper 7-Piece' Holiday Makeup Set, $89 at Sephora 4.The Daily Beast's 2013 Ultimate Holiday Gift Guide|The Daily Beast|November 27, 2013|DAILY BEAST
The showstopper this summer is the Urs Fischer exhibition at MOCA and the Geffen Contemporary.Simon de Pury: Visiting 16 Studios of Los Angeles’s Top Artists|Simon de Pury|August 27, 2013|DAILY BEAST
Such descriptions exert a hypnotic pull—and a climactic chapter in the decommissioned city hall station is a showstopper.