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1. n. something astonishing. (Alludes to the comical view of eyes bulging outward in surprise or amazement.) What an eye-popper of a story!
2. n. a very good-looking woman or girl. Isn’t that foxy lady an eye-popper?

lid proppers

and lid poppers
n. amphetamine tablets or capsules. (Drugs. Refers to the eyelids.) Kelly has to have a couple of lid proppers each morning.
See also: lid

lid poppers

See also: lid, popper


and popper and pill-dropper
n. anyone who takes pills frequently or habitually. I knew she was always ill, but I didn’t know she was a pill-dropper. He’s not a hypochondriac, just a pill-dropper.




1. and popsie n. an ampoule of amyl nitrite, a drug that is inhaled when the ampoule is broken. (Drugs. Often plural.) You got any popsies I can have?
2. Go to pill-popper.
3. n. a handgun. (Underworld. From the sound of a gunshot.) He carries his popper under his coat.
4. n. a can of beer (in a pop-top can). You ready for another popper, Tom?


and skull-popper
1. n. a difficult course in school or college. The course was a skull-buster, and I had to drop it.
2. n. a police officer. (Refers to the striking of skulls.) Two skull-poppers came up and started asking questions.


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Pizza Poppers Annie's Pizza Poppers are bite-sized snacks filled with melted cheese and tomato sauce, wrapped in a golden crust.
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Terry Gauger claimed to have the flyrod popper fishing wired, and he had some tricks he wanted to share.
Close inspection afterwards revealed there were indeed two poppers at the base of the neck - maliciously camouflaged in the exact colour of the T-shirt material.
But the popper and the bass that tracked it down were real.
From the orchestrated music soundtrack (one of the best we've heard in a long time) to the gorgeous graphics to the high-quality sound effects, Pirate Poppers is a treat for the senses.
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The poppers gave you a 30-second rush of oblivion on the dance floor.
A Los Angeles doctor agreed to write a prescription, and I found his office festooned with handmade warnings about Viagra's dangerous interactions with protease inhibitors and antibiotics and its potentially fatal interaction with poppers (the signs were handmade because Pfizer has not produced any).
Their concern centered on two different circumstances during which the drug may be used: in combination with protease inhibitors and in combination with poppers, a class of recreational drugs used by some men to enhance sexual feeling.
The Pixel Popper library contains challenging games of strategy, trivia, sports and card games that can be downloaded to customers, major portals and social communities.