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cracked

[krakt] /krækt/
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
late Middle English
1400-1450
1400-50; late Middle English crachyd. See crack, -ed2
Related forms
uncracked, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for un cracked

cracked

/krækt/
adjective
1.
damaged by cracking
2.
(informal) crazy
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Word Origin and History for un cracked

cracked

adj.

mid-15c., past participle adjective from crack (v). Meaning "mentally unsound" is 17c. (cf. crack-brain "crazy fellow"). The equivalent Greek word was used in this sense by Aristophanes.

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Slang definitions & phrases for un cracked

cracked

adjective

Crazy; eccentric: You're cracked if you think I'll stay now (1692+)

Related Terms

get one's nuts


The Dictionary of American Slang, Fourth Edition by Barbara Ann Kipfer, PhD. and Robert L. Chapman, Ph.D.
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