Quantcast
Merriam-Webster Logo
  • Dictionary
  • Thesaurus
  • Scrabble
  • Spanish Central
  • Learner's Dictionary

crackly

play
adjective crack·ly \ˈkra-k(ə-)lē\

Simple Definition of crackly

  • : having or making a series of short, sharp noises

  • : thin and easily cracked

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of crackly

  1. :  inclined to crackle :  crisp

Examples of crackly in a sentence

  1. the crackly sound of the old record



1732

First Known Use of crackly

1732

Rhymes with crackly


Seen and Heard

What made you want to look up crackly? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

WORD OF THE DAY

to take off or remove

Get Word of the Day daily email!

WORD GAMES

Take a 3-minute break and test your skills!

confounded-person

Which is a synonym of indolent?

philistine melancholy frenetic lazy
Name That Thing

Test your visual vocabulary with our 10-question challenge!

TAKE THE QUIZ
SCRABBLE® Sprint

Test Your Knowledge - and learn some interesting things along the way.

TAKE THE QUIZ