breakable

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

break +‎ -able

Adjective[edit]

breakable (comparative more breakable, superlative most breakable)

  1. Able to be broken
  2. Fragile

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Noun[edit]

breakable (plural breakables)

  1. Something that is (easily) breakable.
    We had to wrap all the breakables before the movers arrived.
  2. (usually in the plural, music) A set of customized hardware that is part of a drum kit. Breakables typically consist of: the drummer's cymbals including high-hats, the snare drum, the kick pedal and the drummer's stool.

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Usage notes[edit]

  • May be more common as breakables, the group of things that are easily broken.