showstopper

Definitions of showstopper
  1. noun
    an act so striking or impressive that the show must be delayed until the audience quiets down
    synonyms: show-stopper, stopper
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    type of:
    act, bit, number, routine, turn
    a short theatrical performance that is part of a longer program
  2. noun
    something that is strikingly attractive or has great popular appeal
    “the brilliant orange flowers against the green foliage were a showstopper
    synonyms: show-stopper
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    type of:
    attraction, attractiveness
    the quality of arousing interest; being attractive or something that attracts
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