What does breakneck mean?

Definitions for breakneck
ˈbreɪkˌnɛkbreak·neck

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"

Wiktionary

  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

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    Alex
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    Daniel
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    Karen
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    Veena
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    Indian

How to say breakneck in sign language?

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Numerology

  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

Examples of breakneck in a Sentence

  1. Michael Jones:

    LNG demand is getting hit from all sides, power demand is weak, solar capacity is increasing at breakneck speeds, nuclear capacity is returning, and coal-fired generation is rising.

  2. Liu Chunyu:

    The impact of government investment seems to be not as strong as previously, which could be because there are too many machines out there already, we know the breakneck growth we saw back in 2010 will never come back again.

  3. Karsten Engel:

    In the coming years...we expect the premium market (in China) to grow around 10 percent, and for us, a little bit more. The breakneck growth of 30 to 40 percent will not come back again.

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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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