Definition of popper
1 : one that pops; especially : a utensil for popping corn
2 slang : a vial of amyl nitrite or butyl nitrite used illicitly as an inhalational aphrodisiac
Recent Examples of popper from the Web
Bruhl and two guests beat the rain to the area Wednesday morning to catch bass, reds and even a few keeper speckled trout, almost non-stop on frogs, poppers, worms and craws.
Bake until a toothpick inserted into the center of a popper comes out clean, 10 to 12 minutes.
Break out the party poppers and grab the champagne from the cooler: as a bazillion public relations folks have reminded me over the past week, today marks one year until GDPR comes into force.
Brooklyn brain-popper One Ring Zero’s latest album Planets is a reboot of Gustav Holst’s legendary orchestral suite The Planets for the 21st century.
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First Known Use of popper
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Definition of popper for English Language Learners
: a pan or electric machine for making popcorn
Medical Definition of popper
slang : a vial of amyl nitrite or butyl nitrite especially when used illicitly as an inhalational aphrodisiac
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