crack a smile

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Definition of crack a smile

: to smile I tried to get him to laugh, but he never even cracked a smile.

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“Crack a smile.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/crack%20a%20smile. Accessed 4 Aug. 2021.

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