Definition of 'break the ice'
Example sentences containing 'break the ice'
These examples have been automatically selected and may contain sensitive content. Read more…
For Julie's sake, she had worked hard to break the ice and make a success of the evening. FINAL RESORT (2004)It all helped to break the ice and keep conversation trickling along. MR STARLIGHT (2004)No wonder she had been unable to think of a light, casual word to break the ice of silence. THE WHITE DOVE (2004)
Synonyms of 'break the ice'
kick off, lead the way, take the plunge, make a start
Definition of break the ice from the Collins English Dictionary
5 unusual words & phrases to upgrade your World Cup 2018 banter
Impress your friends, family and colleagues with this unusual collection of football lingo.
VAR, planebae & a peng sort: July’s Words in the News
Catch up on the latest words in the news this July with Robert Groves.
Join the Collins community
All the latest wordy news, linguistic insights, offers and competitions every month.