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Definition of "leg-breaker" [leg-breaker]

  • A violent thug, especially one employed as an enforcer by a criminal organization. (noun)
  • A person whose job is to break the legs of poultry in a food processing facility. (noun)
  • A tackle or other on-field maneuver capable of breaking a player's leg. (noun)
  • A demanding bicycling competition or the course on which such a competition is held. (noun)
  • A cricketer who bowls leg breaks. (noun)

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Use "leg-breaker" in a sentence
  • "On July 10, while his former RadioShack teammates push from Issoire to Saint-Flour, a Tour stage known as a leg-breaker, Armstrong will be in Davis, Calif., leading a bike race to benefit his foundation."
  • "It was what professionals term a "leg-breaker" and Henderson could consider himself mightily fortunate to escape."
  • "Among their many reporting coups, Barrett discovered that Giuliani's father was a mob enforcer and leg-breaker, and that he served time in prison under an assumed name."
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