Idioms for crack

Origin of crack

before 1000; Middle English crak(k)en (v.), crak (noun), Old English cracian to resound; akin to German krachen, Dutch kraken (v.), and German Krach, Dutch krak (noun)

OTHER WORDS FROM crack

crack·a·ble, adjectivecrack·less, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for crack on (1 of 2)

crack on

verb (intr often foll by with)

informal to continue to do something as quickly as possible

British Dictionary definitions for crack on (2 of 2)

crack
/ (kræk) /

verb

noun

adjective

(prenominal) slang first-class; excellenta crack shot

Word Origin for crack

Old English cracian; related to Old High German krahhōn, Dutch kraken, Sanskrit gárjati he roars
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Idioms and Phrases with crack on

crack

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