doorstopper doorstopper

Definition(s):

  • (n) a stop that keeps open doors from moving

Usage(s):

  1. With the exception of An American Tragedy and Sister Carrie, his doorstopper novels are largely forgotten.
  2. Finally, while penning another doorstopper to pay off his debt to a Swiss bank, he catches pneumonia.

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