What does breakneck mean?

Definitions for breakneckˈbreɪkˌnɛk

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word breakneck.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. breakneck(adj)

    moving at very high speed

    "a breakneck pace"


  1. breakneck(Adjective)

    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.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Breakneck(noun)

    a fall that breaks the neck

  2. Breakneck(noun)

    a steep place endangering the neck

  3. Breakneck(adj)

    producing danger of a broken neck; as, breakneck speed


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of breakneck in Chaldean Numerology is: 9

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of breakneck in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7

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Translations for breakneck

From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary

  • halsbrecherischGerman
  • halsbrytandeSwedish
  • [[kafa]] [[göz]] [[yarabilen]], [[son]] [[derece]] [[tehlikeli]]Turkish

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