Definition of cracked
1a : broken (as by a sharp blow) so that the surface is fissured cracked chinab : broken into coarse particles cracked wheatc : marked by harshness, dissonance, or failure to sustain a tone a cracked voice
2 : mentally disturbed : crazy
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 of cracked from the Web
Geb also said that his son fell from the roof of his parents' home in December while cleaning it and suffered a cracked vertebra.
Mercury glass pendant lights create a cracked texture with browns and golds, which twinkle and reflect light around the kitchen.
Baltimore’s century-old sewer system is so cracked and worn that stormwater finds its way in, inundating a system that was only designed to handle sewage.
In December, the monumental replacement of the entire sails pavilion’s floor and a portion of the perimeter was completed, a three-month job that involved removing 5.3 million pounds of concrete that had become cracked and uneven over time.
Tyka's faces could easily come from an old, cracked painting.
Left untreated, cracked heels — or heel fissures — will deepen over time, opening the door for infections.
Dress them with a rosé mignonette — a bit of the wine mixed with cracked black pepper and shallots.
With a leaking roof, a failing refrigeration system and a cracked floor, the aging White Bear Lake Sports Center is due for a makeover.
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First Known Use of cracked
CRACKED Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of cracked for English Language Learners
: having a crack or many cracks : having a damaged surface but usually not broken into pieces
: having deep lines in the surface
: broken into pieces
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