Meaning of CRACK in English


noun a boast; boasting.

2. crack ·noun breach of chastity.

3. crack ·noun a crazy or crack-brained person.

4. crack ·noun free conversation; friendly chat.

5. crack ·noun a boy, generally a pert, lively boy.

6. crack ·noun rupture; flaw; breach, in a moral sense.

7. crack ·vi to utter a loud or sharp, sudden sound.

8. crack ·noun the tone of voice when changed at puberty.

9. crack ·noun a brief time; an instant; as, to be with one in a crack.

10. crack ·vi to be ruined or impaired; to fail.

11. crack ·vt to utter smartly and sententiously; as, to crack a joke.

12. crack ·adj of superior excellence; having qualities to be boasted of.

13. crack ·vt to cry up; to extol;

— followed by up.

14. crack ·noun mental flaw; a touch of craziness; partial insanity; as, he has a crack.

15. crack ·vi to burst or open in chinks; to break, with or without quite separating into parts.

xvi. crack ·vt to cause to sound suddenly and sharply; to snap; as, to crack a whip.

xvii. crack ·vt to break or burst, with or without entire separation of the parts; as, to crack glass; to crack nuts.

xviii. crack ·vi to utter vain, pompous words; to brag; to boast;

— with of.

xix. crack ·vt to rend with grief or pain; to affect deeply with sorrow; hence, to disorder; to distract; to craze.

xx. crack ·noun a sharp, sudden sound or report; the sound of anything suddenly burst or broken; as, the crack of a falling house; the crack of thunder; the crack of a whip.

xxi. crack ·noun a partial separation of parts, with or without a perceptible opening; a chink or fissure; a narrow breach; a crevice; as, a crack in timber, or in a wall, or in glass.

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