nonbreakable

adjective

non·​break·​able ˌnän-ˈbrā-kə-bəl How to pronounce nonbreakable (audio)
: unable to be broken especially under ordinary use : unbreakable
nonbreakable plates

Example Sentences

Recent Examples on the Web Each child also got a large gift basket, including a nonbreakable tree ornament to help him or her remember this holiday. Abigail Van Buren, oregonlive, 17 Nov. 2020

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Word History

First Known Use

1869, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of nonbreakable was in 1869

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“Nonbreakable.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/nonbreakable. Accessed 1 Dec. 2022.

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