Definition of conversation-stopper in English:

Share this entry

conversation-stopper

Pronunciation:

noun

informal
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.
Share this entry
 

What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?

Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.