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party popper Line breaks: party pop¦per

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Definition of party popper in English:


A device used as an amusement at parties, which explodes when a string is pulled, ejecting thin paper streamers.
Example sentences
  • One other proposed solution around the county would be to allow free entry into clubs but selling an obligatory goodie bag, full of silly string and party poppers, at the price they would have otherwise charged for admission.
  • It's a problem faced by vast numbers of Britons: the New Year blues descend before the streamers from the party poppers have been extracted from the light fittings.
  • The audience cried, cheered, applauded, and streamers, bunting and party poppers filled the air.
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