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Definition of "breakable" [break•a•ble]

  • Liable to break or to be broken. See Synonyms at fragile. (adjective)
  • An article that can be broken easily: We put the breakables away before the toddlers arrived. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "breakable" in a sentence
  • "Sachin Tendulkar says record ODI score is 'breakable'"
  • "Sachin Tendulkar says record ODI score is 'breakable' media lined up on Thursday to shower the "God" Sachin Tendulkar with front-page tributes and predict the record-shattering batsman was not finished yet."
  • "The shells were just 1. 1mm thick - more typical of birds one third the size - and were far more "breakable" than the eggs of any of the 3,434 bird species measured to date."