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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - A beginning that relaxes a tense or formal atmosphere; A ship with a reinforced bow to break up ice and keep channels open for navigation.

Usage examples (30)
  • He told jokes as an icebreaker
  • In small groups of 5-8, one fun icebreaker is called “2 Truths 1 Lie”.
  • The shared name, he believes, is an "icebreaker" among African-Americans suspicious of the politician's conservatism.
  • Tejada also fits Mozeliak's description of an "icebreaker" who could add to the clubhouse mix. for more
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