crack·​ers ˈkra-kərz How to pronounce crackers (audio)
informal + disparaging
: marked by thought or action that lacks reason

Examples of crackers in a Sentence

This new computer program is driving me crackers! I think he's gone a little crackers.

Word History


probably from cracked + -ers (as in starkers)

First Known Use

1928, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of crackers was in 1928

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Cite this Entry

“Crackers.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 29 Feb. 2024.

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