Definition of Icebreaker

1. Noun. A ship with a reinforced bow to break up ice and keep channels open for navigation.

Exact synonyms: Iceboat
Generic synonyms: Ship



2. Noun. A beginning that relaxes a tense or formal atmosphere. "He told jokes as an icebreaker"
Generic synonyms: Beginning, Commencement, Start

Definition of Icebreaker

1. Noun. A ship designed to break through ice so that it, or other ships coming behind, can navigate on frozen seas. ¹

2. Noun. A game, activity, humorous anecdote, etc., designed to relax a group of people to help them get to know each other. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Icebreaker

1. [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Icebreaker

icebirds
iceblink
iceblinks
iceblock
iceblocks
iceboat
iceboater
iceboaters
iceboating
iceboatings
iceboats
icebound
icebox
icebox cake
iceboxes
icebreaker (current term)
icebreakers
icebreaking
icecap
icecapped
icecaps
icecream
icecream cone
icecream headache
icecube
icecube tray
icecube trays
icecubes
iced
iced-over

Literary usage of Icebreaker

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1. America on the Ice: Antarctic Policy Issues by Frank G. Klotz (1998)
"... US Coast Guard icebreaker POLAR SEA during operations in the Antarctic. to be a function of both the nature and scope of American activities on the ice. ..."

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