break back

intransitive verb

Definition of break back

 (Entry 1 of 3)

1 : to return usually abruptly to a former position or state
2 architecture : to return inward from a projection

breakback

adjective

Definition of breakback (Entry 2 of 3)

breakback

noun
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plural -s

Definition of breakback (Entry 3 of 3)

1 : a return or setting back
2 : a bowled cricket ball that breaks back toward the wicket from the off

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History and Etymology for break back

Adjective

break entry 1 + back, noun

Noun

break back

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