Definition of jawbreaker in English:

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jawbreaker

Pronunciation: /ˈdʒɔːbreɪkə/

noun

1 informal A word that is very long or hard to pronounce.
Example sentences
  • Not only is this jawbreaker incredibly long and weird looking, it has many parts-of-speech in one word!
2 trademark in UK A large, hard, spherical sweet.
Example sentences
  • Saunders got me a Buddha candle holder, and I got her a bag of jawbreakers, which have turned out to be her favorite candy.
  • I pushed it back and forth from cheek to cheek like a jawbreaker, watching from afar as my mother retrieved her notebook from her purse and began asking Mr. Welk about his tour experience.

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