Definition of gobstopper in English:

gobstopper

Line breaks: gob|stop¦per
Pronunciation: /ˈgɒbstɒpə
 
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noun

chiefly British
A large, hard spherical sweet.
More example sentences
  • Some sweets are equipped with surprising visual and flavour effects: gobstoppers change colour when sucked, sherbet fizzes in the mouth, and bubble gum is as much about bubbles as sweetness.
  • Now, in theory at least, children could buy unlimited quantities of Spangles, gobstoppers and sweet cigarettes.
  • My lifelong enthusiasm for cheap sweets stems, I fancy, from the fact that, when I was in rompers, our allowance was only about four ounces of bullseyes and gobstoppers a week.

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