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See definition of breakers on Dictionary.com
  • as insurf
  • as inwhite water

synonyms for breakers

  • swell
  • wave
  • combers
  • rollers
  • spindrift
  • breaking waves
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How to use breakers in a sentence

The breakers from the masthead, bearing south-east, distant eight or nine miles.
NARRATIVE OF A SURVEY OF THE INTERTROPICAL AND WESTERN COASTS OF AUSTRALIA] [VOLUME 2 OF 2]PHILLIP PARKER KING
Beyond and around them the sea was smooth and to the southward another patch of breakers was observed.
NARRATIVE OF A SURVEY OF THE INTERTROPICAL AND WESTERN COASTS OF AUSTRALIA] [VOLUME 2 OF 2]PHILLIP PARKER KING
The coast is fringed with an uninterrupted line of breakers.
NARRATIVE OF A SURVEY OF THE INTERTROPICAL AND WESTERN COASTS OF AUSTRALIA] [VOLUME 2 OF 2]PHILLIP PARKER KING
After that, Jack was obliged to let go his anchor within sound of breakers, and his fight with death lasted all night.
THE CHEQUERSJAMES RUNCIMAN
The wise man, when the waves smile, ought to know how to behave; in the breakers he must go slow.
FRDRIC MISTRALCHARLES ALFRED DOWNER
I strained my eyes, gazing out over the long line of breakers.
A FORTUNE HUNTER; OR, THE OLD STONE CORRALJOHN DUNLOE CARTERET
The boat now rapidly approached the line of breakers, moving stern foremost.
ROLLO IN HOLLANDJACOB ABBOTT
The ports which are thus found among the breakers are like the hospitality of the fierce Bedouin—friendly and sure.
TOILERS OF THE SEAVICTOR HUGO
Swimming among breakers is difficult at all times; if there is the least commotion in the sea it is impossible.
TOILERS OF THE SEAVICTOR HUGO
He was busy only among the breakers: he seemed absorbed in saving the smaller parts of the shipwreck.
TOILERS OF THE SEAVICTOR HUGO
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WORDS RELATED TO BREAKERS

  • breakers
  • breaking waves
  • combers
  • rollers
  • spindrift
  • swell
  • wave
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.