Definition of barbecue stopper in English:

barbecue stopper

Line breaks: bar¦be|cue stop|per

noun

Australian informal
A topic of conversation that is very interesting or controversial: sibling rivalry is the new barbecue stopper—at least in my circles
More example sentences
  • In discussions of work and family the issue of equality of parenting should be no barbecue stopper.
  • It was the Prime Minister four years ago who said the work-life balance issue was a barbecue stopper for Australians.
  • The media might be making a big fuss over this but right across the mainland people are saying this ain't no barbecue stopper.

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