Crack up - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |ˈkrakəp|  American pronunciation of the word crack up
Brit.  |kræk ʌp|

verb

- suffer a nervous breakdown (syn: collapse, crack)
- rhapsodize about
- laugh unrestrainedly

Examples

Engine failure cracked the plane up.

John cracked up the car for good in the accident.

He's always cracking up the town as very good.

His abilities are not what they were cracked up to be.

...that sports car isn't all it's cracked up to be...

...the movie is being cracked up as the blockbuster of the summer...

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