breakneck

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adjective break·neck \ˈbrāk-ˈnek\

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 English Language Learners

breakneck

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adjective break·neck \ˈbrāk-ˈnek\

Definition of breakneck for English Language Learners

  • : very fast : dangerously fast


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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