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Adjective: cracked  krakt
  1. Of skin, roughened as a result of cold or exposure
    "cracked lips";
    - chapped, roughened
  2. Of paint or varnish; having the appearance of alligator hide
    - alligatored
  3. Informal or slang term meaning insane, strange, eccentric or stupid
    - balmy [archaic], barmy, bats, batty, bonkers, buggy [N. Amer], crackers, daft, dotty, fruity, haywire, kooky, kookie, loco, loony, loopy, nuts, nutty, round the bend, around the bend, wacky, whacky, daffy, dippy, daft as a brush [Brit], wacko, nutsy [N. Amer], potty [Brit], round the twist [Brit], cuckoo
Noun: cracked  krakt
  1. (of a voice) harsh or dissonant
Verb: crack  krak
  1. Become fractured; break or crack on the surface only
    "The glass cracked when it was heated";
    - check, break
  2. Make a very sharp explosive sound
    "His gun cracked"
  3. Make a sharp sound
    "his fingers cracked";
    - snap
  4. Hit forcefully; deal a hard blow, making a cracking noise
    "The teacher cracked him across the face with a ruler"
  5. Pass through (a barrier)
    "Registrations cracked through the 30,000 mark in the county";
    - break through
  6. Break partially but keep its integrity
    "The glass cracked"
  7. Break suddenly and abruptly, as under tension
    "The pipe cracked";
    - snap
  8. Gain unauthorized access to computers with malicious intentions
    "she cracked my password"; "crack a safe"
  9. Suffer a nervous breakdown
    - crack up, crock up, break up, collapse
  10. Tell spontaneously
    "crack a joke"
  11. Cause to become cracked
    "heat and light cracked the back of the leather chair"
  12. (chemistry) reduce (petroleum) to a simpler compound by cracking
  13. (chemistry) break into simpler molecules by means of heat
    "The petroleum cracked"
  14. (of a voice) change in pitch, esp. as a result of emotional strain
  15. Yield information under interrogation or torture
    "They managed to crack him on the third day";
    - break
  16. Successfully decipher a code
    - break

See also: insane, rough, unsmooth

Type of: alter, break, break down, break in, break up, change, come apart, decompose, fall apart, get, go, have, hit, modify, narrate, pass, recite, recount, retail[2], separate, sound, split up, suffer, sustain, tell

Encyclopedia: Cracked