[ tahy-brey-ker ]
/ ˈtaɪˌbreɪ kər /
a system for breaking a tie score at the end of regulation play by establishing a winner through special additional play, usually of a fairly short duration, as in tennis and soccer.
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a person who acts as though he or she knows everything and who dismisses the opinions, comments, or suggestions of others.
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Often tie·break .
Words nearby tiebreaker
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Example sentences from the Web for tiebreaker
Or maybe Serena and Venus will finally play the match of their lives—three sets with no tiebreaker in a 10-8 third.