Definition of conversation-stopper in English:


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  • A remark which is so surprising or embarrassing that it is difficult to find a polite reply.
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    • 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.

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