Associations to the word «Breakaway»


BREAKAWAY, adjective. Having broken away from a larger unit.
BREAKAWAY, adjective. Capable of breaking off without damaging the larger structure.
BREAKAWAY, noun. (cycling) A group of riders which has gone ahead of the peloton.
BREAKAWAY, noun. (ice hockey) A situation in the game where one or more players of a team attack towards the goal of the other team without having any defenders in front of them.
BREAKAWAY, noun. (AU) A stampede of animals.
BREAKAWAY, noun. (AU) An animal that breaks away from a herd.

Dictionary definition

BREAKAWAY, noun. The act of breaking away or withdrawing from; "there was a breakaway by the discontented members"; "a breaking away from family and neighborhood".
BREAKAWAY, adjective. Having separated or advocating separation from another entity or policy or attitude; "a breakaway faction".

Wise words

Wisdom does not show itself so much in precept as in life - in firmness of mind and a mastery of appetite. It teaches us to do, as well as talk, and to make our words and actions all of a color.
Lucius Annaeus Seneca