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Definition of Stopper


  1. One who stops, closes, shuts, or hinders; that which stops or obstructs; that which closes or fills a vent or hole in a vessel.
  2. A short piece of rope having a knot at one or both ends, with a lanyard under the knot, -- used to secure something.
  3. A name to several trees of the genus Eugenia, found in Florida and the West Indies; as, the red stopper. See Eugenia.
  4. To close or secure with a stopper.

Stopper Translations

stopper in Dutch is prop, stekker, plug, stop, stopmiddel
stopper in French is bouchon
stopper in Swedish is propp