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cracker

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of cracker

  1. 1 a person who illegally gains access to a computer system and sometimes tampers with its information <a cracker who had broken into the intelligence agency's database attempted to leak the classified information> Synonyms hacker, cyberpunkRelated Words computerist; gearhead, geek, propeller-head, techie, technocrat, technophile; phisherNear Antonyms computerphobe, technophobe

  2. 2 chiefly dialect  someone who boasts <you're a fool if you believe half of what that cracker says> Synonyms blower, blowhard, boaster, brag, braggadocio, bragger, cockalorum, braggart [chiefly dialect], gascon, gasconader, swaggerer, vaunterRelated Words blusterer, cock; self-advertiser, self-dramatizer, self-promoter




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