Definition of break the mold
- Voters are looking for a candidate who will break the mold and give them honest answers.
- He was the greatest man I ever knew. They broke the mold when they made that guy.
: crumbling soft friable earth suited to plant growth : soil
: the surface of the earth : ground
: the earth of the burying ground
: distinctive nature or character : type
: the frame on or around which an object is constructed
: a cavity in which a substance is shaped: such as
: to knead or work (a material, such as dough or clay) into a desired consistency or shape
: to give shape to
: to form in a mold
: a superficial often woolly growth produced especially on damp or decaying organic matter or on living organisms by a fungus (as of the order Mucorales)
: a fungus that produces mold
: to become moldy
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