Meaning of CRACKED in English


/krakt/ , adj.

1. broken: a container full of cracked ice.

2. broken without separation of parts; fissured.

3. damaged; injured.

4. Informal. eccentric; mad; daffy: a charming person, but a bit cracked.

5. broken in tone, as the voice.

6. cracked up to be , Informal. reported or reputed to be (usually used in the negative): I hear the play is not what it's cracked up to be.

[ 1400-50; late ME crachyd. See CRACK, -ED 2 ]

Random House Webster's Unabridged English dictionary.      Полный английский словарь Вебстер - Random House .