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cracking

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adjective crack·ing \ˈkra-kiŋ\

Simple Definition of cracking

  • : very good or impressive

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of cracking

  1. :  very impressive or effective :  great

Examples of cracking in a sentence

  1. I think it's a cracking story.

  2. <a writer renowned for her cracking tales of mystery and suspense>



1830

First Known Use of cracking

1830


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cracking

adverb crack·ing

Definition of cracking

  1. :  very, extremely <a cracking good book>



Examples of cracking in a sentence

  1. <tells a cracking good tale of a search for a lost city>



1903

First Known Use of cracking

1903


3

cracking

noun crack·ing

Definition of cracking

  1. :  a process in which relatively heavy hydrocarbons are broken up by heat into lighter products (as gasoline)



1868

First Known Use of cracking

1868




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