\ ˈkrakt How to pronounce cracked (audio) \

Definition of cracked

1a : broken (as by a sharp blow) so that the surface is fissured cracked china
b : broken into coarse particles cracked wheat
c : marked by harshness, dissonance, or failure to sustain a tone a cracked voice
2 : mentally disturbed : crazy

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Examples of cracked in a Sentence

The vase is cracked but it can still hold water. the cracked leather of the old chair His hands were sore and cracked from working long hours in the cold. Her lips are dried and cracked.
Recent Examples on the Web And what about the latest viral hack of using glycolic-acid toner on dry, cracked feet? Jacqueline Kilikita,, 4 May 2022 Prosecutors said the truck was found more than two weeks later with a cracked windshield and other damage consistent with striking a person. City News Service, San Diego Union-Tribune, 8 Apr. 2022 Slate, Fleischer-Camp’s chief collaborator, brings a touch of poignancy to the smallest moments in her cracked, slightly croaky delivery, which fluctuates between heartwarming and heartbreaking. Washington Post, 5 May 2022 The cliff had grown even steeper, the foundation ever more cracked, and the inevitable fall looming even steeper. Shawn Tully, Fortune, 14 Apr. 2022 Another crewman, Stephen Jamieson, wrapped tape around the cracked skin of his fingertips. Anchorage Daily News, 4 Apr. 2022 The cracked leather band completes a charmingly retro look. Thomas Hindle, The Hollywood Reporter, 24 Mar. 2022 In a few key respects, Glenn, the 74th Oscars ceremony — held nearly 20 years ago on March 24, 2002 — holds up something of a cracked mirror to the 94th Oscars ceremony that’s nearly upon us. Los Angeles Times, 23 Mar. 2022 Meanwhile, Balenciaga’s show invite — a cracked iPhone 6S — raised eyebrows for being wasteful. Thomas Adamson, ajc, 7 Mar. 2022 See More

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First Known Use of cracked

1503, in the meaning defined at sense 1a

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The first known use of cracked was in 1503

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21 May 2022

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“Cracked.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 21 May. 2022.

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