Synonyms for breakable

Synonyms for (noun) breakable

Synonyms: breakable

Definition: an article that is fragile and easily broken

Usage: pack the breakables separately

Similar words: article

Definition: one of a class of artifacts

Usage: an article of clothing

Synonyms for (adj) breakable

Synonyms: breakable

Definition: capable of being broken or damaged

Usage: earthenware pottery is breakable; breakable articles should be packed carefully

Similar words: brickle, brickly, brittle

Definition: having little elasticity; hence easily cracked or fractured or snapped

Usage: brittle bones; glass is brittle; `brickle' and `brickly' are dialectal

Similar words: friable, crumbly

Definition: easily broken into small fragments or reduced to powder

Usage: friable sandstone; friable carcinomatous tissue; friable curds formed in the stomach; crumbly cookies

Similar words: short

Definition: tending to crumble or break into flakes due to a large amount of shortening

Usage: shortbread is a short crumbly cookie; a short flaky pie crust

Similar words: delicate, fragile, frail

Definition: easily broken or damaged or destroyed

Usage: a kite too delicate to fly safely; fragile porcelain plates; fragile old bones; a frail craft

Similar words: frangible

Definition: capable of being broken

Usage: the museum stored all frangible articles in locked showcases

Similar words: splintery

Definition: subject to breaking into sharp slender pieces

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