- the pedal used by the driver of a vehicle to operate the brakes.
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Examples from the Web for brake pedal
He took his foot from the brake-pedal, and for ten seconds the released car shot down the slope unhindered.
She was silent so long that he stole another sidewise look between his snubbings of the brake-pedal.