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crack-up

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1 a mental or nervous collapse

  • a crack-up required him to take a year off from work
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2 the violent coming together of two bodies into destructive contact

  • two people were injured in a serious crack-up on the interstate
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crack up

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1 to declare enthusiastic approval of

  • that sports car isn't all it's cracked up to be
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doff one's hat to (or doff one's cap to)

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2 to praise or publicize lavishly and often excessively

  • the movie is being cracked up as the blockbuster of the summer
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3 to show mirth with an explosive vocal sound

  • try not to crack up at your own punch lines—it's funnier if you keep a straight face
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split one's sides

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