Last modified on 23 May 2014, at 16:10

showstopper

EnglishEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

show +‎ stopper

NounEdit

showstopper (plural showstoppers)

  1. A performance or segment of a theatrical production that induces a positive audience reaction strong enough to pause the production.
  2. Any impediment that prevents all further progress; especially a software bug that must be fixed before any further development is possible