cracked to be

cracked

[krakt]
adjective
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.
Idioms
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.

Origin:
1400–50; late Middle English crachyd. See crack, -ed2

uncracked, adjective
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cracked (krækt)
 
adj
1.  damaged by cracking
2.  informal crazy

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crack
O.E. cracian "make a sharp noise," from P.Gmc. *krakojan, probably onomatopoeic. The noun meaning "split, opening," is 14c. Meaning "try, attempt" first attested 1836, probably a hunting metaphor, from slang sense of "fire a gun." Meaning "rock cocaine" is first attested 1985. Cracked "mentally unsound"
is 17c. (though the equivalent Gk. word was used in this sense by Aristophanes), while crack as in "top-notch, superior" is slang from 1793. Crackpot "pretentious, worthless person" dates from 1883. The superstition that it is bad luck to step on sidewalk cracks has been traced to c.1890.
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