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cracked definitions

WordNet (r) 3.0 (2005)

1: used of skin roughened as a result of cold or exposure; "chapped lips" [syn: chapped, cracked, roughened]
2: of paint or varnish; having the appearance of alligator hide [syn: alligatored, cracked]
3: informal or slang terms for mentally irregular; "it used to drive my husband balmy" [syn: balmy, barmy, bats, batty, bonkers, buggy, cracked, crackers, daft, dotty, fruity, haywire, kooky, kookie, loco, loony, loopy, nuts, nutty, round the bend, around the bend, wacky, whacky]

Merriam Webster's

adjective Date: 1503 1. a. broken (as by a sharp blow) so that the surface is fissured <cracked china> b. broken into coarse particles <cracked wheat> c. marked by harshness, dissonance, or failure to sustain a tone <a cracked voice> 2. mentally disturbed ; crazy

Oxford Reference Dictionary

adj. 1 having cracks. 2 (predic.) sl. crazy. Phrases and idioms: cracked wheat wheat that has been crushed into small pieces.

Webster's 1913 Dictionary

Crack Crack (kr[a^]k), v. t. [imp. & p. p. Cracked (kr[a^]kt); p. pr. & vb. n. Cracking.] [OE. cracken, craken, to crack, break, boast, AS. cracian, cearcian, to crack; akin to D. kraken, G. krachen; cf. Skr. garj to rattle, or perh. of imitative origin. Cf. Crake, Cracknel, Creak.] 1. To break or burst, with or without entire separation of the parts; as, to crack glass; to crack nuts. 2. To rend with grief or pain; to affect deeply with sorrow; hence, to disorder; to distract; to craze. O, madam, my old heart is cracked. --Shak. He thought none poets till their brains were cracked. --Roscommon. 3. To cause to sound suddenly and sharply; to snap; as, to crack a whip. 4. To utter smartly and sententiously; as, to crack a joke. --B. Jonson. 5. To cry up; to extol; -- followed by up. [Low] To crack a bottle, to open the bottle and drink its contents. To crack a crib, to commit burglary. [Slang] To crack on, to put on; as, to crack on more sail, or more steam. [Colloq.]

Webster's 1913 Dictionary

Cracked Cracked (kr[a^]kt), a. 1. Coarsely ground or broken; as, cracked wheat. 2. Crack-brained. [Colloq.]

Collin's Cobuild Dictionary

1. An object that is cracked has lines on its surface because it is damaged. The ceiling was grey and cracked. ...a cracked mirror. ADJ 2. A cracked voice or a cracked musical note sounds rough and unsteady. When he spoke, his voice was hoarse and cracked. ADJ

Soule's Dictionary of English Synonyms

a. 1. Broken, split. 2. Crazed, crazy, crack-brained, insane, demented, deranged, flighty, with a bee in the bonnet, with a bee in the head.

Moby Thesaurus

abnormal, absonant, aggravated, arrested, atonal, babbling, backward, batty, bereft of reason, blemished, blithering, brainsick, brassy, brazen, broken, burbling, burned, burst, busted, cacophonous, checked, chinky, chipped, choked, cicatrized, cleft, cloven, coarse, crackbrained, crazed, crazy, cretinistic, cretinous, croaking, croaky, cut, daft, damaged, defaced, defective, deformed, dehiscent, deluded, demented, deprived of reason, deranged, deteriorated, diaphonic, disconsonant, discordant, disfigured, disharmonic, disharmonious, disoriented, dissonant, distorted, distraught, dithering, driveling, drooling, dry, embittered, exacerbated, faulty, fissured, fissury, flat, flawed, flighty, gaping, gappy, grating, gruff, guttural, half-baked, half-witted, hallucinated, harmed, harsh, harsh-sounding, hoarse, hurt, husky, idiotic, imbecile, imbecilic, immelodious, impaired, imperfect, in bits, in pieces, in shards, in shreds, inharmonic, inharmonious, injured, insane, irrational, irritated, keloidal, kinked, lacerate, lacerated, loco, lunatic, mad, maddened, mangled, maniac, manic, marred, maundering, mazed, mental, mentally defective, mentally deficient, mentally handicapped, mentally retarded, meshuggah, metallic, mongoloid, moon-struck, moronic, musicless, mutilated, non compos, non compos mentis, nonmelodious, not all there, not right, nuts, odd, of unsound mind, off, off-key, off-tone, out of pitch, out of tone, out of tune, pimpled, pimply, psycho, quartered, queer, ragged, raucid, raucous, reasonless, rent, retarded, rift, rimose, rimulose, riven, rough, roupy, rude, ruptured, scabbed, scabby, scalded, scarified, scarred, scorched, screwy, senseless, severed, sharp, shattered, shredded, shrill, sick, simple, simpleminded, simpletonian, slashed, slit, slobbering, smashed, sour, splintered, split, sprung, squawking, squawky, stark-mad, stark-staring mad, stertorous, strange, strangled, strident, subnormal, tattered, tetched, the worse for, thick, throaty, tinny, torn, touched, tuneless, twisted, unbalanced, unharmonious, unhinged, unmelodious, unmusical, unsane, unsettled, unsound, untunable, untuned, untuneful, wandering, warped, weakened, witless, worse, worse off, worsened


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