that can be, or is liable to be, broken
a thing easily broken; fragile article
Liable to break or to be broken. See Synonyms at fragile.
An article that can be broken easily: We put the breakables away before the toddlers arrived.
- Something that is (easily) breakable.
- We had to wrap all the breakables before the movers arrived.
- (usually in the plural, music) A set of customized hardware that is part of a drum kit. Breakables typically consist of: the drummer's cymbals including high-hats, the snare drum, the kick pedal and the drummer's stool.
- May be more common as breakables, the group of things that are easily broken.
break + -able