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American English: /ˈɡɑbˌstɑpər/
British English: /ˈɡɒbstɒpə/

Translation of gobstopper in Spanish:


  • (British)
    (caramelo grande)
    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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