Meaning of jawbreaker

jaw•break•er

Pronunciation: ( jô'brā"kur), [key]
— n.
  1. a word that is hard to pronounce.
  2. a very hard, usually round, candy.
  3. Also calleda machine used to break up ore, consisting of a fixed plate and a hinged jaw moved by a toggle joint.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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