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cracked

[ krakt ]
/ krækt /
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adjective

broken: a container full of cracked ice.
broken without separation of parts; fissured.
damaged; injured.
Informal. eccentric; mad; daffy: a charming person, but a bit cracked.
broken in tone, as the voice.

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Idioms for cracked

    cracked up to be, Informal. reported or reputed to be (usually used in the negative): I hear the play is not what it's cracked up to be.

Origin of cracked

First recorded in 1400–50, cracked is from the late Middle English word crachyd.See crack, -ed2

OTHER WORDS FROM cracked

un·cracked, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for cracked

cracked
/ (krækt) /

adjective

damaged by cracking
informal crazy
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