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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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The bigger and noisier a popper is, the more likely they are to blast it.
Popper advances the idea that this constant refutation results in scientific change.
In the rest of this review, I want to show how elucidating Popper's neo-Kantianism, as Popper explicitly states in The Two Fundamental Problems, reveals that to sideline Popper's philosophy of science as wrong-headed, as is the current fashion, represents a misunderstanding of Popper's goals in his methodological work.
Prior to joining PBC USA Real Estate, Popper was a senior executive at Savitt Partners and before that served as senior managing director at Murray Hill Properties.
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This paper recontextualizes Popper within a Kantian tradition by examining his interaction with the Vienna Circle.
It's kinda shocking (given the amount of time I spend drinking there) that it took me so long to order a Parisian Popper.
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THE veteran Eye Popper yesterday got up in the last stride to beat Japan Cup runner-up Dream Passport in the Hanshin Daishoten, won last year by Deep Impact on his seasonal debut.
This world greatly appealed to the contemporary philosopher, Karl Popper (1902-1994) evident in his posthumously published book on the Presocratics titled, The World of Parmenides (1998).
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In that sense, "the West" denotes less a geographical space than a mindset: a cultural presence or a sphere of anti-absolutist ideas that the Viennese-born philosopher Karl Popper termed the "Open Society.