Definition of Crack


  • the act of cracking something
  • a usually brief attempt
    "he took a crack at it"
    "I gave it a whirl"
  • a purified and potent form of cocaine that is smoked rather than snorted
    highly addictive
    - crack cocaine
  • a blemish resulting from a break without complete separation of the parts
    "there was a crack in the mirror"
  • witty remark
  • a chance to do something
    "he wanted a shot at the champion"
  • a sudden sharp noise
    "the crack of a whip"
    "he heard the cracking of the ice"
    "he can hear the snap of a twig"
  • a long narrow depression in a surface
  • a narrow opening
    "he opened the window a crack"
  • a long narrow opening


  • break into simpler molecules by means of heat
    "The petroleum cracked"
  • reduce (petroleum) to a simpler compound by cracking
  • cause to become cracked
    "heat and light cracked the back of the leather chair"
  • tell spontaneously
    "crack a joke"
  • suffer a nervous breakdown
    - crack up - crock up - break up
  • gain unauthorized access computers with malicious intentions
    "she cracked my password"
    "crack a safe"
  • break suddenly and abruptly, as under tension
    "The pipe snapped"
  • break partially but keep its integrity
    "The glass cracked"
  • pass through (a barrier)
    "Registrations cracked through the 30,000 mark in the county"
    - break through
  • hit forcefully
    deal a hard blow, making a cracking noise
    "The teacher cracked him across the face with a ruler"
  • make a sharp sound
    "his fingers snapped"
  • make a very sharp explosive sound
    "His gun cracked"
  • become fractured
    break or crack on the surface only
    "The glass cracked when it was heated"


  • 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"
    - a one - first rate - top notch
Based on WordNet 3.0, Farlex clipart collection. © 2003-2012 Princeton University, Farlex Inc.

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Unscramble crack

9 unscramble word found using the letters crack.

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