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breakneck

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adjective break·neck \ˈbrāk-ˈnek\

Simple Definition of breakneck

  • : very fast : dangerously fast

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of breakneck

  1. :  very fast or dangerous <breakneck speed>

Examples of breakneck in a sentence

  1. <the breakneck production of naval vessels during World War II>



1562

First Known Use of breakneck

1562


BREAKNECK Defined for Kids

breakneck

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adjective break·neck \ˈbrāk-ˌnek\

Definition of breakneck for Students

  1. :  very fast or dangerous <breakneck speed>




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