jawbreaker
noun Date: 1839 1. a word difficult to pronounce 2. a round hard candy

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  • Jawbreaker — may refer to:* Gobstopper, a hard candy with multiple layers * Jawbreaker (band), a San Francisco punk rock band * Jawbreaker (film), a 1999 film directed by Darren Stein and starring Rose McGowan * a song by Judas Priest on the album Defenders… …   Wikipedia

  • Jawbreaker — puede referirse a lo siguiente: Caramelo en forma de bola, típico de Estados Unidos. Una canción del álbum Defenders of the Faith del grupo de heavy metal británico Judas Priest. Película de 1999 con Rose Mc. Gowan: Jawbreaker. Jawbreaker (grupo) …   Wikipedia Español

  • Jawbreaker — ist die in den USA verbreitete Bezeichnung einer Süßigkeit, die in England als Gobstopper bekannt ist. eine US amerikanische Rockband, siehe Jawbreaker (Band) der Originaltitel des Films Der zuckersüße Tod aus dem Jahr 1999 eine Variante von… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Jawbreaker — puede referirse a lo siguiente: 1. Caramelo en forma de bola, tipico de Estados Unidos. 2. Película de 1999 con Rose Mc. Gowan 3. Banda de Punk Rock …   Enciclopedia Universal

  • jawbreaker — [jô′brāk΄ər] n. 1. a machine with jaws for crushing rocks, ore, etc. ☆ 2. a hard, usually round candy 3. Slang a word that is hard to pronounce …   English World dictionary

  • Jawbreaker — Cette page d’homonymie répertorie les différents sujets et articles partageant un même nom. Le terme Jawbreaker, signifiant littéralement en anglais casse mâchoire, peut désigner : Jawbreaker, un bonbon très dur. Jawbreaker, un film… …   Wikipédia en Français

  • jawbreaker — {n.} 1. A large piece of hard candy or bubblegum. * /Billy asked his mother for a quarter to buy some jawbreakers and a chocolate bar./ 2.[informal] A word or name that is hard to pronounce. * /His name, Nissequogue, is a real jawbreaker./ …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • jawbreaker — {n.} 1. A large piece of hard candy or bubblegum. * /Billy asked his mother for a quarter to buy some jawbreakers and a chocolate bar./ 2.[informal] A word or name that is hard to pronounce. * /His name, Nissequogue, is a real jawbreaker./ …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • jawbreaker — noun a) A large, extremely hard, boiled candy, typically spherical. The word “callipygous” is something of a jawbreaker. b) A long, hard to pronounce word. Syn: gobstopper …   Wiktionary

  • jawbreaker — noun 1. A large piece of hard candy or bubblegum. Billy asked his mother for a quarter to buy some jawbreakers and a chocolate bar. 2. informal A word or name that is hard to pronounce. His name, Nissequogue, is a real jawbreaker …   Словарь американских идиом

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