cracker

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noun crack·er \ˈkra-kər\

Definition of cracker

  1. 1 chiefly dialectal :  a bragging liar :  boaster

  2. 2 :  something that makes a cracking or snapping noise: such asa :  firecrackerb :  the snapping end of a whiplash :  snapperc :  a paper holder for a party favor that pops when the ends are pulled sharply

  3. 3 crackers plural :  nutcracker

  4. 4 :  a dry thin crispy baked bread product that may be leavened or unleavened

  5. 5a offensive —used as an insulting and contemptuous term for a poor, white, usually Southern personb sometimes offensive :  a native or resident of Florida or Georgia —used as a nickname

  6. 6 :  the equipment in which cracking (as of petroleum) is carried out

  7. 7 :  hacker 4

Examples of cracker in a sentence

  1. a plate of cheese and crackers

  2. <a cracker who had broken into the intelligence agency's database attempted to leak the classified information>

15th Century

First Known Use of cracker

15th century



CRACKER Defined for Kids

cracker

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noun crack·er \ˈkra-kər\

Definition of cracker for Students

  1. :  a dry thin baked food made of flour and water



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