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A Person who will borrow a new issue of a magazine from someone, and proceed to curve the first few pages around the back cover, to allow one handed reading.

This creates an ugly crease along the spine of the magazine, detracting from its new magazine appeal.

Spine breaking also occurs when a person sits the magazine on a table and applys weight, so it lies flat. This is a more severe, but rarer form of spine breaking.

Spine Breaking is more common amongst Men, who are usually pre-occupied with the other hand. Spine breaking does not discriminate between magazines, however Mens Health magazines are more likely to be shared, and therefore exposed to spine breakers.

Spine Breaking is the pet hate of Magazine collectors, who will prefer to read their new issue wearing gloves and resting the magazine in a library book to attain a healthy spine
Spine Breaking can also occur institutionally, when magazines and books are scanned/photocopied for referencing.

A broken spine is usually a series of bumpy lines where the glossy layer of paper is broken, revealing less attractive paper.
by Dave220 July 19, 2005
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Spine-Breaker: A physically strong womanof tremendous sexual prowess and aggressiveness. Likely to cause one physical pain and exhaustion.
That red head was one hell of a Spine-Breaker, I could barely stand after we fucked.
by Jewish Pseudo-Critic June 19, 2012
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Someone who will "break their parents' backs" in order to keep up with expensive trends. They hound their parents to buy them trendy clothing/items in order to keep a high social status or in other words, make them look wealthy.
Yoongi: Did you hear that Jungkook has a new expensive jacket?
Jimin: Yes, his mother's money has gone down the drain for it.
Yoongi: Jungkook is such a spine breaker.
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by parknochuism June 25, 2017
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