Cracked - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |krækt|  American pronunciation of the word cracked
Brit.  |krakt|  British pronunciation of the word cracked
- this word is a past tense form of the verbto crack
- this word is a past participle form of the verbto crack

adjective

- used of skin roughened as a result of cold or exposure (syn: chapped, roughened)
- of paint or varnish; having the appearance of alligator hide (syn: alligatored)
- informal or slang terms for mentally irregular (syn: balmy, barmy, bats, batty, bonkers, buggy, crackers, daft, dotty, fruity, haywire, kookie, kooky, loco, loony, loopy, nuts, nutty, wacky, whacky)

Examples

The vase is cracked but it can still hold water.

the cracked leather of the old chair

His hands were sore and cracked from working long hours in the cold.

Her lips are dried and cracked.

His brains are cracked.

The mirror was cracked and dirty.

He escaped with a cracked rib and bruising.

He cracked his collarbone in a skiing accident.

The mirror cracked when she dropped it.

Workers cracked the large rock into three pieces so it could be moved.

The bird cracked the seed on a tree branch.

He cracked open the eggs.

Someone cracked him over the head with a beer bottle.

The baby cracked her chin pretty hard when she fell.

He fell and cracked his elbow on the ice.

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