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icebreaker

ice·break·er

icebreaker

 
pronunciation:
aIs breI kr
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Word Combinations (noun)
part of speech: noun
definition 1: a ship capable of breaking thick ice to allow passage.
definition 2: something that relieves social tensions caused by formality or awkwardness.
His joke was an immediate icebreaker.
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