Examples of breakable in a Sentence
a world record that may not be breakable
elderly people's bones can be highly breakable if they haven't gotten enough calcium during their lifetimes
Recent Examples of breakable from the Web
The code talkers created a special code that wasn't breakable by the Axis powers.
Two 1990s studies did find that biotin supplements may help strengthen soft, easily breakable nails.
With a quick flick of the Joy-Cons (or more complex analog stick motions absent motion controls), the hat can fly off in a spiraling circle and easily dispatch small bands of goombas or destroy breakable blocks on the ground.
The girl was stamping her feet now, her puffy boots making her legs above them seem tiny and breakable, and Richard imagined, for a second, snapping them clean.
One was, the stunt person being pulled backward into the wall, which was made of breakable material.
Ms. Bamford, at least her persona, is decidedly breakable.
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First Known Use of breakable
Synonymsfragile, delicate, frail, frangible
Antonymsinfrangible, nonbreakable, strong, sturdy, tough, unbreakable
Related Wordsdainty, fine, gossamer; eggshell, flimsy, slight, tenuous; brittle, crisp, crispy, crumbly, crushable, embrittled, flaky (also flakey), friable, shaky, shivery, short; feeble, infirm, soft, spindly, tender, weak; inelastic, inflexible, stiff
Near Antonymscompact, firm, hard, rigid, solid, substantial, unyielding; elastic, flexible, resilient, rubberlike, rubbery, springy, stretch, stretchable, supple
BREAKABLE Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of breakable for English Language Learners
: possible to break : able to be broken
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