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Definition of "cracked" []

  • Broken so that fissures appear on the surface: a cracked mirror. (adjective)
  • Broken into small or coarse pieces: cracked corn; cracked ice. (adjective)
  • Having a harsh or dissonant tone: a cracked voice. (adjective)
  • Informal Mentally deranged; crazy. (adjective)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "cracked" in a sentence
  • "The word cracked into air like a storm waiting, banked and ready."
  • "His word cracked like a whip, stinging her but laying him open."
  • "For about 10 seconds, this entry was everything its label cracked it up to be-then, with absolutely no warning, that crack morphed into a tectonic fault."