Associations to the word «Icebreaker»

Wiktionary

ICEBREAKER, noun. A ship designed to break through ice so that it, or other ships coming behind, can navigate on frozen seas.
ICEBREAKER, noun. A game, activity, humorous anecdote, etc., designed to relax a group of people to help them get to know each other.

Dictionary definition

ICEBREAKER, noun. A ship with a reinforced bow to break up ice and keep channels open for navigation.
ICEBREAKER, noun. A beginning that relaxes a tense or formal atmosphere; "he told jokes as an icebreaker".

Wise words

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