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(adj.sat, verb, adj.)


There are 29 meanings of the word Cracked.

How to pronounce cracked:


Cracked - as an adjective satellite

Used of skin roughened as a result of cold or exposure

Example: "Chapped lips"

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Of paint or varnish; having the appearance of alligator hide

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Informal or slang terms for mentally irregular

Example: "It used to drive my husband balmy"

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Cracked - as a verb

To form cracks.

Example: "It's been so dry, the ground is starting to crack."

To break apart under pressure.

Example: "When i tried to stand on the chair, it cracked."

To become debilitated by psychological pressure.

Example: "Anyone would crack after being hounded like that."

To break down or yield, especially under interrogation or torture.

Example: "When we showed him the pictures of the murder scene, he cracked."

To make a cracking sound.

Example: "The bat cracked with authority and the ball went for six."

(of a voice) to change rapidly in register.

Example: "His voice cracked with emotion."

(of a pubescent boy's voice) to alternate between high and low register in the process of eventually lowering.

Example: "His voice finally cracked when he was fourteen."

To make a sharply humorous comment.

Example: ""i would too, with a face like that," she cracked."

To make a crack or cracks in.

Example: "The ball cracked the window."

To break open or crush to small pieces by impact or stress.

Example: "You'll need a hammer to crack a black walnut."

To strike forcefully.

Example: "She cracked him over the head with her handbag."

To open slightly.

Example: "Could you please crack the window?"

To cause to yield under interrogation or other pressure. (figurative)

Example: "They managed to crack him on the third day."

To solve a difficult problem. (figurative, from cracking a nut.)

Example: "I've finally cracked it, and of course the answer is obvious in hindsight."

To overcome a security system or a component.

Example: "It took a minute to crack the lock, three minutes to crack the security system, and about twenty minutes to crack the safe."

To cause to make a sharp sound.

Example: "To crack a whip"

To tell (a joke).

Example: "The performance was fine until he cracked that dead baby joke."

To break down (a complex molecule), especially with the application of heat: to pyrolyse.

Example: "Acetone is cracked to ketene and methane at 700°c."

To circumvent software restrictions such as regional coding or time limits.

Example: "That software licence will expire tomorrow unless we can crack it."

To open a canned beverage, or any packaged drink or food.

Example: "I'd love to crack open a beer."

To brag, boast.

To be ruined or impaired; to fail.

Cracked - as an adjective

Broken so that cracks appear on, or under, the surface.

Broken into coarse pieces.

(of a voice) harsh or dissonant.

Crazy; crackpot.

Example Sentences

"She wore a pair of cracked glasses."
"The mirror had a cracked reflection."
"He lived in a cracked old house."
"I found a cracked plate in the kitchen."
"The vase fell and broke into cracked pieces."
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Word Game Points

Is CRACKED a valid Scrabble word?
Yes, cracked is valid for both Scrabble US and EU
US/CA Valid UK/EU Valid

CRACKED has a SCRABBLE points total of 16.

Is CRACKED a valid Words With Friends word?
Yes, cracked is valid for Words With Friends
Valid Word
CRACKED has a WORDS WITH FRIENDS points total of 18.

Is CRACKED a valid WordFeud word?
Yes, cracked is valid for WordFeud
Valid Word
CRACKED has a WORDFEUD points total of 18.

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