show-stopper


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show-stopper

The most exceptional or memorable performance or item among others; a stand-out. Yeah, the opening act was a real show-stopper—the headlining band was disappointing in comparison! All the pieces in the designer's collection were excellent, but the wedding dress was a real show-stopper.