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English definition of “icebreaker”

icebreaker

noun [C] uk   /ˈaɪsˌbreɪ.kər/ us    /-kɚ/

icebreaker noun [C] (ACTIVITY)

a game or joke that makes people who do not know each other feel more relaxed together

icebreaker noun [C] (SHIP)

a strong ship that can break a passage through ice
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