Associations to the word «Crack»

Wiktionary

CRACK, verb. ​(intransitive) To form cracks.
CRACK, verb. (intransitive) To break apart under pressure.
CRACK, verb. (intransitive) To become debilitated by psychological pressure.
CRACK, verb. (intransitive) To break down or yield, especially under interrogation or torture.
CRACK, verb. (intransitive) To make a cracking sound.
CRACK, verb. (intransitive) (of a voice) To change rapidly in register.
CRACK, verb. (intransitive) (of a pubescent boy's voice) To alternate between high and low register in the process of eventually lowering.
CRACK, verb. (intransitive) To make a sharply humorous comment.
CRACK, verb. (transitive) To make a crack or cracks in.
CRACK, verb. (transitive) To break open or crush to small pieces by impact or stress.
CRACK, verb. (transitive) To strike forcefully.
CRACK, verb. (transitive) To open slightly.
CRACK, verb. (transitive) To cause to yield under interrogation or other pressure. (Figurative)
CRACK, verb. (transitive) To solve a difficult problem. (Figurative, from cracking a nut.)
CRACK, verb. (transitive) To overcome a security system or a component.
CRACK, verb. (transitive) To cause to make a sharp sound.
CRACK, verb. (transitive) To tell (a joke).
CRACK, verb. (transitive) (chemistry) (informal) To break down (a complex molecule), especially with the application of heat: to pyrolyse.
CRACK, verb. (transitive) (computing) To circumvent software restrictions such as regional coding or time limits.
CRACK, verb. (transitive) (informal) To open a canned beverage, or any packaged drink or food.
CRACK, verb. (obsolete) To brag, boast.
CRACK, verb. (archaic) (colloquial) To be ruined or impaired; to fail.
CRACK, noun. ​A thin and usually jagged space opened in a previously solid material.
CRACK, noun. A narrow opening.
CRACK, noun. A sharply humorous comment; a wisecrack.
CRACK, noun. A potent, relatively cheap, addictive variety of cocaine; often a rock, usually smoked through a crack-pipe.
CRACK, noun. (onomatopoeia) The sharp sound made when solid material breaks.
CRACK, noun. (onomatopoeia) Any sharp sound.
CRACK, noun. (informal) An attempt at something.
CRACK, noun. (vulgar) (slang) vagina.
CRACK, noun. (informal) The space between the buttocks.
CRACK, noun. (Northern England) (Scotland) (Ireland) Conviviality; fun; good conversation, chat, gossip, or humourous storytelling; good company.
CRACK, noun. (Northern England) (Scotland) (Ireland) Business/events/news
CRACK, noun. (computing) A program or procedure designed to circumvent restrictions or usage limits on software.
CRACK, noun. (Cumbria) (elsewhere throughout the North of the UK) a meaningful chat.
CRACK, noun. (Internet slang) Extremely silly, absurd or off-the-wall ideas or prose.
CRACK, noun. The tone of voice when changed at puberty.
CRACK, noun. (archaic) A mental flaw; a touch of craziness; partial insanity.
CRACK, noun. (archaic) A crazy or crack-brained person.
CRACK, noun. (obsolete) A boast; boasting.
CRACK, noun. (obsolete) Breach of chastity.
CRACK, noun. (obsolete) A boy, generally a pert, lively boy.
CRACK, noun. (slang) (dated) (UK) A brief time; an instant; a jiffy.
CRACK, adjective. Highly trained and competent.
CRACK, adjective. Excellent, first-rate, superior, top-notch.
CRACK A BOOK, verb. (idiomatic) To open up one's books, especially in order to study.
CRACK A CRIB, verb. (idiomatic) (criminal slang) (dated) To break into a house.
CRACK A FAT, verb. (idiomatic) (vulgar) (slang) To have an erection.
CRACK A SMILE, verb. (idiomatic) To smile, especially while attempting not to.
CRACK A SMILE, verb. (idiomatic) To begin to smile.
CRACK BABIES, noun. Plural of crack baby
CRACK BABY, noun. (derogatory) A child born to a mother who uses cocaine, especially crack cocaine or any child with substance abuse related birth defects
CRACK COCAINE, noun. A mixture of baking soda and cocaine in solid form that is smoked in a pipe as a narcotic.
CRACK COCAINE, noun. A mixture of salt substitute, ether, and cocaine in a semi-liquid form, which is far more potent than if made with baking soda alone.
CRACK DOWN, verb. (idiomatic) To enforce more stringently or more thoroughly.
CRACK DOWN ON, verb. To enforce laws or punish (something) more vigilantly
CRACK FIC, noun. (countable) (fandom) A work of fan fiction that is absurd, surprising or ridiculous, often intentionally.
CRACK FIC, noun. (uncountable) (fandom) Such fan fiction collectively.
CRACK FICS, noun. Plural of crack fic
CRACK HEAD, noun. (slang) Alternative spelling of crackhead
CRACK HOUSE, noun. (informal) A residential building where crack cocaine is manufactured, sold, or consumed.
CRACK OF DAWN, noun. (idiomatic) The first moment of daylight; sunrise.
CRACK ON, verb. (intransitive) (idiomatic) continue at a (normally uninteresting) task.
CRACK ON, verb. (transitive) (dated) To put on.
CRACK ONE'S FINGERS, verb. To pull or push one's fingers so that they make a cracking noise.
CRACK ONTO, verb. (UK) (Australian) (transitive) To flirt with; to approach and speak to (someone), seeking romance, love, sex, etc.
CRACK PIPE, noun. Any pipe used for smoking crack cocaine.
CRACK PIPES, noun. Plural of crack pipe
CRACK ROCK, noun. Crack cocaine
CRACK SEED, noun. Any of a variety of Hawaiian snacks made from preserved fruit.
CRACK SEEDS, noun. Plural of crack seed
CRACK SNACKER, noun. (slang) (humorous) A lesbian.
CRACK SNACKERS, noun. Plural of crack snacker
CRACK THE WHIP, noun. Alternative form of crack-the-whip
CRACK THE WHIP, verb. (figurative) To make harsh demands in a position of leadership.
CRACK THROUGH, verb. (idiomatic) To penetrate
CRACK THROUGH, verb. (idiomatic) To overcome, get by
CRACK TRAIN, noun. (US) (dialect) (dated) Fastest express train between two stops.
CRACK TRAINS, noun. Plural of crack train
CRACK UP, verb. (idiomatic) (intransitive) To laugh heartily.
CRACK UP, verb. (idiomatic) (transitive) To cause to laugh heartily
CRACK UP, verb. (intransitive) (idiomatic) To become insane; to suffer a mental breakdown.
CRACK UP, verb. (transitive) (slang) (archaic) To cry up; to extol.
CRACK WHORE, noun. (vulgar) (slang) (pejorative) A person addicted to crack cocaine who finances the habit through prostitution.
CRACK WHORE, noun. (vulgar) (slang) (derogatory) A sexually promiscuous or adulterous woman.
CRACK WHORES, noun. Plural of crack whore
CRACK WILLOW, noun. A species of willow native to Europe and western Asia, Salix fragilis.
CRACK WISE, verb. (intransitive) To make a sarcastic, flippant, or sardonic comment.

Dictionary definition

CRACK, noun. A long narrow opening.
CRACK, noun. A narrow opening; "he opened the window a crack".
CRACK, noun. A long narrow depression in a surface.
CRACK, noun. A sudden sharp noise; "the crack of a whip"; "he heard the cracking of the ice"; "he can hear the snap of a twig".
CRACK, noun. A chance to do something; "he wanted a shot at the champion".
CRACK, noun. Witty remark.
CRACK, noun. A blemish resulting from a break without complete separation of the parts; "there was a crack in the mirror".
CRACK, noun. A purified and potent form of cocaine that is smoked rather than snorted; highly addictive.
CRACK, noun. A usually brief attempt; "he took a crack at it"; "I gave it a whirl".
CRACK, noun. The act of cracking something.
CRACK, verb. Become fractured; break or crack on the surface only; "The glass cracked when it was heated".
CRACK, verb. Make a very sharp explosive sound; "His gun cracked".
CRACK, verb. Make a sharp sound; "his fingers snapped".
CRACK, verb. Hit forcefully; deal a hard blow, making a cracking noise; "The teacher cracked him across the face with a ruler".
CRACK, verb. Pass through (a barrier); "Registrations cracked through the 30,000 mark in the county".
CRACK, verb. Break partially but keep its integrity; "The glass cracked".
CRACK, verb. Break suddenly and abruptly, as under tension; "The pipe snapped".
CRACK, verb. Gain unauthorized access computers with malicious intentions; "she cracked my password"; "crack a safe".
CRACK, verb. Suffer a nervous breakdown.
CRACK, verb. Tell spontaneously; "crack a joke".
CRACK, verb. Cause to become cracked; "heat and light cracked the back of the leather chair".
CRACK, verb. Reduce (petroleum) to a simpler compound by cracking.
CRACK, verb. Break into simpler molecules by means of heat; "The petroleum cracked".
CRACK, adjective. Of the highest quality; "an ace reporter"; "a crack shot"; "a first-rate golfer"; "a super party"; "played top-notch tennis"; "an athlete in tiptop condition"; "she is absolutely tops".

Wise words

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