A wild rush of sheep, cattle, horses, or camels (especially at the smell or the sight of water); a stampede.
- Designed to break, bend, or fall apart easily upon impact, especially to create an illusion, as with a theater prop, or for safety, as with a highway sign or barrier.
- Severing or having severed alliance with another entity, policy, or attitude: a group of breakaway political reformers.
- One that breaks away.
- The act of breaking away, especially:
- An offensive play in a team sport such as ice hockey in which a player with the ball or puck advances ahead of the defenders toward the goal.
- A burst of speed by a competitor or group of competitors in a race to break free of the pack.
- An object designed to break away.