Definition of breaker noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

breaker

 noun
noun
BrE BrE//ˈbreɪkə(r)//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈbreɪkər//
 
 
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a large wave covered with white bubbles that is moving towards land I saw another ship out beyond the breakers. The roar of breakers made conversation difficult. see also circuit breaker, icebreaker, lawbreaker, record-breaker, strike-breaker, tiebreaker
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