Stopper in a sentence as a noun

If there's nothing wrong with that claim, what's wrong with his claim that that is a show stopper?

* the yellow background for the news items is a show stopper - the text will look just fine on it's own!

Startups that demand relocation to NYC or SF are a total show stopper here.

If I committed a fix to a show-stopper bug without any tests at my day job I'd feel very amateur.

There is surprising gaming support and the only real show stopper is the terrible fonts in JetBrains products.

Stopper in a sentence as a verb

We had a show stopper when doing a test exchange migration and we never got an email reply and never found a human to talk to that could help.

This whole fiasco happened two years ago, and I don't remember what the show-stopper was, but we decided not to use that collation.

Still, the compiler performance in Scala is perhaps my chief criticism, though hardly a show-stopper.

I don't see it as fanboyism so much as a reaction to irrational anti-Apple complaints such as "this feature doesn't work therefore I'm not going to buy any Apple product ever again".Yes, it's a bug. No, it's not a show stopper, and yes there is a perfectly reasonable work around.

No, you can't get acceptable performance even if you limit yourself to just the identifiers in the current file and simple prefix-based fitering.# Why does YCM demand such a recent version of Vim?During YCM's development several show-stopper bugs were encountered in Vim.

Stopper definitions


an act so striking or impressive that the show must be delayed until the audience quiets down

See also: show-stopper showstopper


a remark to which there is no polite conversational reply


(bridge) a playing card with a value sufficiently high to insure taking a trick in a particular suit; "if my partner has a spade stopper I can bid no trump"


blockage consisting of an object designed to fill a hole tightly

See also: plug stopple


close or secure with or as if with a stopper; "She stoppered the wine bottle"; "The mothers stoppered their babies' mouths with pacifiers"

See also: stopple