breakneck

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English[edit]

Adjective[edit]

breakneck (comparative more breakneck, superlative most breakneck)

  1. Dangerously fast; hell-for-leather.
    He came running around the corner at a breakneck pace and couldn't stop in time to avoid hitting the fruit stand.

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Noun[edit]

breakneck (plural breaknecks)

  1. A fall that breaks the neck.
  2. A dangerous steep place from which one could fall.