jawbreaker

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jaw·break·er

 (jô′brā′kər)
n.
1. A very hard candy.
2. Slang A word that is difficult to pronounce.
3. A machine that crushes rock or ore.

jaw′break′ing adj.
jaw′break′ing·ly adv.

jawbreaker

(ˈdʒɔːˌbreɪkə)
n
1. (Mechanical Engineering) Also called: jawcrusher a device having hinged jaws for crushing rocks and ores
2. informal a word that is hard to pronounce
ˈjawˌbreaking adj
ˈjawˌbreakingly adv

jaw•break•er

(ˈdʒɔˌbreɪ kər)

n.
1. a word that is hard to pronounce.
2. a very hard, usu. round, candy.
[1830–40]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.jawbreaker - a large round hard candy
hard candy - candy that is brittle; "you can break a tooth on that hard candy"
2.jawbreaker - a word that is hard to pronounce
polysyllabic word, polysyllable - a word of more than three syllables
Translations

jawbreaker

[ˈdʒɔːˌbreɪkəʳ] N (US) → trabalenguas m inv, palabra f kilométrica