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noun as in escape

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Her on-air bits on Meyers’s show became such a breakout hit that Peacock, the parent company’s new streaming site, offered Ruffin her own weekly gig on Friday nights — “The Amber Ruffin Show,” which premiered last fall to critical acclaim.

Philly was one of the league’s best breakout stories last year, rebounding from a weak 2019 campaign to make the second round of the playoffs for the first time in eight years.

Moveable walls also enable the room sizes to be altered or a breakout room to be created only when needed.

From Digiday

Stocks that can generate ample amounts of enthusiasm online, whether inspiring loyalty or just lulz, will, as a rule, be breakouts.

From Fortune

Widespread plastics like polyethylene terephthalate, or PET, and polyethylene are so cheap to make that any breakout polymer would have a tough time entering the market, Beckman says.

He was the breakout star, and was spectacular, and really took the focus that first year.

I'm not that guy from (his breakout 1998 film) Out of Sight.

And Wallace is likely to be the breakout star of this season.

Jeremy Lin exploded onto the stage as the breakout star of one in a long line of mediocre New York Knicks seasons in 2011-12.

Of course, times have changed since 2002, when rock was on top of the world and Interpol was its hottest breakout band.

There was no answer from the ground when breakout came and Calhoun drove the Med Ship to a favorable position for a call.

His young students took command in four-hour watches, with at least one breakout from overdrive in each watch.

There was no answer from the ground when breakout came and Calhoun drove the Med Ship to a favourable position for a call.

It was a very good breakout; too good to be anything but luck.

By dint of energetic prayer she began to amend, but she had one more very bad breakout.


On this page you'll find 16 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to breakout, such as: decampment, escapement, flight, getaway, jailbreak, and escaping.

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