(noun, adjective)


1. having separated or advocating separation from another entity or policy or attitude

- a breakaway faction

Similar word(s): independent, fissiparous, separatist

Sentences with breakaway as an adjective:

- The breakaway republic is slowly establishing order and civil society.

- a breakaway wall


1. the act of breaking away or withdrawing from

- there was a breakaway by the discontented members

- a breaking away from family and neighborhood

Definition categories: act, secession, withdrawal