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Record-breaking   /rəkˈɔrd-brˈeɪkɪŋ/   Listen
Record-breaking

adjective
1.
Surpassing any previously established record.  "Record-breaking crowds"






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"Record-breaking" Quotes from Famous Books



... do that, either, if I have my way," Prescott laughed. "We ought to do a few miles this afternoon, but not set out to do any record-breaking or back-breaking stunt." ...
— The High School Boys' Training Hike • H. Irving Hancock

... all he could see, nothing so especially attractive about him, although Marise had said in her ardent way that he was "the sort of old American you love on sight, the kind that makes you home-sick when you meet him in Europe." And as for Mr. Marsh, he couldn't see any signs of his being such a record-breaking live-wire as they had all said. He walked along quietly enough, and was evidently as resigned as any of them to letting Mr. Bayweather do all the talking. On the other hand, none of them had told him what a striking-looking fellow he was, so tall, ...
— The Brimming Cup • Dorothy Canfield Fisher

... figure appeared on the wharf. He was hatless and breathless, his coat was ripped from collar to hem, and a large band-box flapped madly against his legs as he ran. He came down the home-stretch at a record-breaking pace, stepped on board as the gang-plank was lifted, deposited his band-box on the deck, then with a running jump cleared the rapidly widening space between the boat and the shore, and dropped upon ...
— Mr. Opp • Alice Hegan Rice



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