Etymology
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popper (n.)

1750, "anything that makes a popping sound," agent noun from pop (v.). By 1847 as "utensil for popping corn."

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Definitions of popper
1
popper (n.)
a container of stimulant drug (amyl nitrate or butyl nitrite);
popper (n.)
a container for cooking popcorn;
2
Popper (n.)
British philosopher (born in Austria) who argued that scientific theories can never be proved to be true, but are tested by attempts to falsify them (1902-1994);
Synonyms: Karl Popper / Sir Karl Raimund Popper
From wordnet.princeton.edu