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popper

noun uk   /ˈpɒp.ər/ us    /ˈpɑː.pɚ/

popper noun (FASTENER)

[C] UK a press stud

popper noun (DRUG)

[C usually plural] slang the drug amyl nitrite , usually in a small container
Translations of “popper”
in Korean 똑딱 단추…
in Arabic يَتَدَبَّر أمْرُه…
in Portuguese fecho de metal…
in Catalan botó de pressió…
in Japanese ファスナー, チャック…
in Italian bottone automatico…
in Chinese (Traditional) 紐扣, 子母扣…
in Russian кнопка (застежка)…
in Turkish çıtçıt…
in Chinese (Simplified) 纽扣, 子母扣…
in Polish zatrzask…
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