Breakneck - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |ˈbreɪknek|  American pronunciation of the word breakneck
Brit.  |ˈbreɪknɛk|  British pronunciation of the word breakneck

adjective

- moving at very high speed

a breakneck pace

Examples

...the breakneck production of naval vessels during World War II...

He drove away at breakneck speed.

The company had been growing at breakneck pace until last year.

They chased each other through the streets at breakneck speed.

At that time, cities were growing at breakneck speed (=very fast).

The runner zipped past us at breakneck speed

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