Definition of groundbreaker
: one that innovates : pioneer
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Hill’s new business partner, Rhett Jordan, happens to be a groundbreaker in his own right.
Hill's new business partner, Rhett Jordan, happens to be a groundbreaker in his own right.
Aside from an unseemly fight over the $26,000 reward money, the case was a genuine groundbreaker in criminal forensics.
Performers include the kinetic folk musician Sharon Van Etten; Daniel Rossen, of the indie-pop groundbreakers Grizzly Bear; the brassy stylists Beirut; and Roberto Lange, who records haunting melodies under the moniker Helado Negro.
Do newsmakers, groundbreakers and world-class fakers always tell the truth?
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