Definition of conversation-stopper in English:

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An unexpected or outrageous remark that cannot easily be answered.
Example sentences
  • It's a bit of a conversation-stopper, don't you think?
  • Whatever it was, I wanted to try something different, off-the-wall, a real conversation-stopper.
  • Not only are they total conversation-stoppers, but if people hear them enough, they start to believe them.

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Syllabification: con·ver·sa·tion-stop·per

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