unstopper

verb
un·​stop·​per | \ ˌən-ˈstä-pər How to pronounce unstopper (audio) \
unstoppered; unstoppering

Definition of unstopper

transitive verb

: to remove a stopper from : unstop unstopper a flask

Examples of unstopper in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web To now wade through a seemingly endless supply of birds unstoppered a river of possibilities in Edwin’s imagination. National Geographic, "How an Obsession With Rare Bird Feathers Turned Criminal," 23 Apr. 2018 To now wade through a seemingly endless supply of birds unstoppered a river of possibilities in Edwin’s imagination. National Geographic, "How an Obsession With Rare Bird Feathers Turned Criminal," 23 Apr. 2018

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First Known Use of unstopper

1860, in the meaning defined above

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“Unstopper.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/unstopper. Accessed 31 Oct. 2020.

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