Definition of jailbreak
: a forcible escape from jail
Recent Examples of jailbreak from the Web
A retro soundtrack inspired by the two Guardians movies kicks off the jailbreak bedlam.
But given the difficulties of picking a face out of a crowd at a checkpoint or the ease with which people can forge ID papers, any irrefutable evidence that can mitigate the jailbreak is surely a relief to U.S. forces.
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First Known Use of jailbreak
JAILBREAK Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of jailbreak for English Language Learners
: an escape from jail or prison
JAILBREAK Defined for Kids
Definition of jailbreak for Students
: escape from prison by force
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