cracker

noun
crack·​er | \ˈkra-kər \

Definition of cracker 

1 chiefly dialectal : a bragging liar : boaster

2 : something that makes a cracking or snapping noise: such as

a : firecracker

b : the snapping end of a whiplash : snapper

c : a paper holder for a party favor that pops when the ends are pulled sharply

3 crackers plural : nutcracker

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

5a offensive used as an insulting and contemptuous term for a poor, white, usually Southern person

b sometimes offensive : a native or resident of Florida or Georgia used as a nickname

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

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Synonyms for cracker

Synonyms

cyberpunk, hacker

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Examples of cracker in a Sentence

a plate of cheese and crackers a cracker who had broken into the intelligence agency's database attempted to leak the classified information

First Known Use of cracker

15th century, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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cracker

noun
crack·​er | \ˈkra-kər \

Kids Definition of cracker

: a dry thin baked food made of flour and water

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