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See definition of breakin on Dictionary.com
  • as inraid
  • as inrobbery
  • as intheft
  • as inbreaking and entering
  • as inburglary
  • as inbreak in
  • as inheist

synonyms for breakin

  • arrest
  • assault
  • break in
  • capture
  • incursion
  • invasion
  • onslaught
  • sortie
  • surprise attack
  • sweep
  • bust
  • descent
  • foray
  • inroad
  • irruption
  • onset
  • pull
  • reconnaissance
  • roundup
  • sally
  • forced entrance
  • hit-and-run
  • shootup
  • tipover

antonyms for breakin

MOST RELEVANT
  • letting go
  • release
  • retreat
  • bestowal
  • gift
  • giving
  • offering
  • return
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          How to use breakin in a sentence

          But Lessard's a overbearin' son-of-a-gun all round, and he's always breakin' out in a new place.
          RAW GOLDBERTRAND W. SINCLAIR
          Thats the Gunners wire; dont you git breakin it, or they cant call up to git on with the shellin.
          GRAPES OF WRATHBOYD CABLE
          I'll walk forty times more, an' forty on top av that, ye shovel-futted clod-breakin' infantry lance-corp'ril.
          SOLDIER STORIESRUDYARD KIPLING
          Jim said that was tough; he says it's back-breakin' work; that quarryin' an' cuttin' ain't nothin' to that—ten hours a day, too.
          FLAMSTED QUARRIESMARY E. WALLER
          "I ain't breakin' no law; this is yarb bitters," Jabe answered, with a pull at the bottle.
          THE VILLAGE WATCH-TOWER(AKA KATE DOUGLAS RIGGS) KATE DOUGLAS WIGGIN
          Say-Frank, it aint a felony to croak a burglar with a gun even if hes only breakin into somebody elses house.
          I, MARY MACLANEMARY MACLANE
          Along about then I got in with some fellers of my own age, who thought breakin' was the only trade in the world.
          PIPPIN; A WANDERING FLAMELAURA E. RICHARDS
          Say you'd caught up with him and gone on to the next town, and started in breakin' and enterin'!
          PIPPIN; A WANDERING FLAMELAURA E. RICHARDS
          Nipper Crewe's wheel, well known to every burglar in the state, with the finest kit of breakin' tools made by man hid away in it!
          PIPPIN; A WANDERING FLAMELAURA E. RICHARDS
          I could feel my bald spot reddenin' up till I swan to man I thought it must be breakin' out in blisters.
          MARY-'GUSTAJOSEPH C. LINCOLN
          SYNONYM OF THE DAY
          OCTOBER 26, 1985
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