Definition of Conversation stopper

1. Noun. A remark to which there is no polite conversational reply.

Exact synonyms: Stopper
Generic synonyms: Comment, Input, Remark



Lexicographical Neighbors of Conversation Stopper

conversably
conversance
conversances
conversancies
conversancy
conversant(p)
conversantly
conversate
conversated
conversates
conversating
conversation piece
conversation pieces
conversation stopper (current term)
conversational
conversational partner
conversationalist
conversationalists
conversationally
conversationed
conversationing
conversationism
conversationisms
conversationist
conversationless
conversations
conversaunt

Literary usage of Conversation stopper

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. One America Indivisible: A National Conversation on American Pluralism and by Sheldon Hackney (1999)
"In those small clusters, race has never been a conversation stopper, because it builds common experience. That has sustained our community as a result of ..."

2. Responsive Literacy Coaching: Tools for Creating and Sustaining Purposeful by Cheryl Dozier (2006)
"conversation stopper. The fact that students find some terms unfamiliar does not mean they do not know what they are doing—it may Responsive Literacy ..."

3. More that Must be Told by Philip Gibbs (1921)
"That question was what a friend of mine calls a "conversation stopper." At best it would make the most fluent speaker pause a moment in his rush of oratory. ..."

4. Hollywood & the Best of Los Angeles Alive! by Robert White, Phyllis White (2002)
"Do not ask them how much money they are making. This is always bad form, but it is a complete conversation-stopper with a celebrity. ..."

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