Definition of cracker–barrel
: suggestive of the friendly homespun character of a country store a cracker–barrel philosopher
Origin and Etymology of cracker–barrel
from the cracker barrel in country stores around which customers lounged for informal conversation
First Known Use: 1916See Words from the same year
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