un·​break·​able | \ ˌən-ˈbrā-kə-bəl How to pronounce unbreakable (audio) \

Definition of unbreakable

: not able to be broken unbreakable plastic the unbreakable bond between a mother and her child

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Cue everything from unbreakable melamine wine glasses for $3 each to a gorgeous outdoor furniture set, including a love seat, chairs, and coffee table, for $1,300 (above). Taylor Mead, House Beautiful, "Reba Star JoAnna Garcia Swisher Went Wild at HomeGoods to Transform Her Backyard," 7 May 2019 And frankly, $30 is a lot to spend on an unbreakable beer vessel. Popular Mechanics Editors, Popular Mechanics, "The 24-Oz Yeti Rambler Was Made for Drinking a Big Beer Around the Campfire," 8 Apr. 2019 And that therefore there is a sort of, longing, and an unbreakable bond between the prisoner and the jailer. Chloe Foussianes, Town & Country, "Why Les Misérables's Dominic West Thinks Jean Valjean Is a Better Hero Than Spiderman," 15 Apr. 2019 Thousands of people donned headscarves at an open-air prayer service in a show of unity with Muslim victims of New Zealand’s deadliest peacetime massacre, as a cleric declared the nation’s spirit to be unbreakable. Rob Taylor, WSJ, "New Zealanders, Shaken by Massacre, Join Islamic Prayers at Memorial," 22 Mar. 2019 The dishware is made from melaboo, a blend of melamine and bamboo, and is unbreakable, scratch resistant, and BPA-free ($14 a dinner plate, $12 each for a salad plate or cereal bowl, $152 for a 12-piece set). Ann Trieger Kurland, BostonGlobe.com, "Unbreakable dishes that look good, too," 30 Apr. 2018 In particular, Mad Men contained ample storylines about how little the world had evolved for women butting their heads against the seemingly unbreakable walls of workplace sexism. Todd Vanderwerff, Vox, "The Romanoffs, from Mad Men creator Matt Weiner, feels like a period piece about the present," 12 Oct. 2018 Globe-Trotter has been producing elegant, unbreakable luggage since 1897. WSJ, "The Unimprovable Awards: Indestructible Items to Buy and Hold," 10 Oct. 2018 The full-color display is a big step up from the simpler displays on many e-bikes, and is covered by durable Gorilla Glass, which is meant to appeal to riders who cover tough terrain and want a rugged, unbreakable tracker. Andrew Moseman, Popular Mechanics, "Bosch's New On-Board Computer Is the Unbreakable Brain of Your E-Bike," 29 Aug. 2018

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circa 1505, in the meaning defined above

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English Language Learners Definition of unbreakable

: not able to be broken : not breakable


un·​break·​able | \ ˌən-ˈbrā-kə-bəl\

Kids Definition of unbreakable

: not easily broken

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