Definition of breakable in English:

breakable

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Pronunciation: /ˈbreɪkəb(ə)l
 
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adjective

  • Capable of breaking or being broken easily: breakable ornaments an encrypted password isn’t easily breakable
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    • I'm going to find it very difficult to thank the man for showing me how easily breakable my windows are in that case.
    • I don't know about you, but whenever I move (and I seem to have done a lot of it over the last four years), it never ceases to amaze me quite how much breakable material I have in my posession.
    • It was a glass table, with corners sharp enough to blunt a diamond, covered in every breakable variety of knickknack known to man.
    Synonyms
    fragile, delicate, easily broken, easily damaged, destructible, frangible, frail, flimsy, insubstantial; brittle, crumbly, friable

noun

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  • Things which are fragile and easily broken: breakables, like china, should be padded thoroughly and placed in smaller boxes
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    • Packing material littered the office and men in moving uniforms were studiously packing breakables and other pieces of furniture that graced the office.
    • Why couldn't the crow throw the stone a little harder, break the pot or jar - breakables all - and drink the water that trickled out?
    • It goes without saying that the particular eyes of the particular kids in the room immediately lit up at the possibilities such a treasure trove of breakables threw up.

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