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cracking

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adjective crack·ing \ˈkra-kiŋ\

Definition of cracking

  1. :  very impressive or effective :  great

Examples of cracking in a sentence

  1. I think it's a cracking story.

  2. a writer renowned for her cracking tales of mystery and suspense

1830

First Known Use of cracking

1830


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cracking

adverb crack·ing

Definition of cracking

  1. :  very, extremely a cracking good book

Examples of cracking in a sentence

  1. tells a cracking good tale of a search for a lost city

1903

First Known Use of cracking

1903


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cracking

noun crack·ing

Definition of cracking

  1. :  a process in which relatively heavy hydrocarbons are broken up by heat into lighter products (such as gasoline)

1868

First Known Use of cracking

1868


CRACKING Defined for English Language Learners

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cracking

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adjective crack·ing \ˈkra-kiŋ\

Definition of cracking for English Language Learners

  • : very good or impressive



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