- breakablesADJ-GRADED: usu ADJ nBreakable objects are easy to break by accident.
My parents had a remarkable array of breakable objects.N-PLURALBreakables are breakable objects.
Keep any breakables out of reach of very young children.
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Breakable — Break a*ble, a. Capable of being broken. [1913 Webster] … The Collaborative International Dictionary of English
breakable — [brāk′ə bəl] adj. that can be, or is liable to be, broken n. a thing easily broken; fragile article * * * break·a·ble (brāʹkə bəl) adj. Liable to break or to be broken. See Synonyms at fragile. n. An article that can be broken easily: We put the… … Universalium
breakable — index destructible, divisible, nonsubstantial (not sturdy), separable Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 … Law dictionary
breakable — (adj.) 1560s, from BREAK (Cf. break) (v.) + ABLE (Cf. able). As a noun, breakables is attested from 1820 … Etymology dictionary
breakable — [adj] easily hurt or destroyed brittle, crisp, crispy, crumbly, delicate, flimsy, fracturable, fragile, frail, frangible, friable, shatterable, shattery, splintery, vitreous, weak; concepts 489,606 Ant. durable, sturdy, unbreakable … New thesaurus
breakable — [brāk′ə bəl] adj. that can be, or is liable to be, broken n. a thing easily broken; fragile article … English World dictionary
breakable — adjective Date: 1570 capable of being broken • breakable noun … New Collegiate Dictionary
breakable — 1. adjective a) Able to be broken b) Fragile 2. noun Something that is (easily) breakable … Wiktionary
breakable — break|a|ble [ˈbreıkəbəl] adj made of a material such as glass or clay that breaks easily ▪ Make sure you pack breakable ornaments carefully … Dictionary of contemporary English
breakable — break|a|ble [ breıkəbl ] adjective a breakable object will break easily if you are not careful with it … Usage of the words and phrases in modern English