[ strahyk-brey-king ]
/ ˈstraɪkˌbreɪ kɪŋ /


action directed at breaking up a strike of workers.

Origin of strikebreaking

First recorded in 1915–20; strike + breaking1 Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

Examples from the Web for strikebreaking

  • The next morning a crowd stood before the stairway leading to the factory when the strikebreaking girls came to work.

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