a thin, crisp biscuit.
Also called crack·er bon·bon . a small paper roll used as a party favor, that usually contains candy, trinkets, etc., and that pops when pulled sharply at one or both ends.
(initial capital letter)Slang: Sometimes Disparaging and Offensive. a native or inhabitant of Georgia or Florida (used as a nickname).
Slang: Disparaging and Offensive. a contemptuous term used to refer to a white person in the South, especially a poor white living in some rural parts of the southeastern U.S.
Slang. black hat (def. 2).
a person or thing that cracks.
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How to use cracker in a sentence
This flavorful dip is used for a vegan pizza or flatbreads, but it’ll be delicious for your favorite crudité or crackers, too.Our best Super Bowl recipes deliver big flavor for a smaller watch party | Kari Sonde | February 1, 2021 | Washington Post
I love the ease of both and will happily eat them again and again scooped onto lettuce leaves, in sandwiches or on crackers for a quick meal on a busy day.Calling all dill lovers: This old-school ham salad sandwich is for you | Ann Maloney | January 26, 2021 | Washington Post
Inside, an included bin separates drinks and ice from happy-hour goodies, like cheese and crackers.
Threatening the city with loss of these franchise fees is like waving a cracker to distract us from the buffet.San Diego Has More Leverage in Franchise Fee Deal Than It’s Letting on | Craig D. Rose | January 6, 2021 | Voice of San Diego
They’ll stick with tuna fish and crackers, among the few items she can afford at the supermarket.‘We are struggling’: Unemployed Americans face a bleak Christmas | Lee Clifford | December 24, 2020 | Fortune
David Lowery of Camper von Beethoven and cracker made this case in a viral post from 2012.Death of the Author by Viral Infection: In Defense of Taylor Swift, Digital Doomsayer | Arthur Chu | December 3, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
Producers often tend to equate harder-hitting crime stories with a city setting – from cracker and Prime Suspect to Luther.British Crime Dramas Explore the Dark Side of Small Town Life | Soraya Roberts | September 13, 2013 | THE DAILY BEAST
Terry was headed to a cracker Barrel to “think” when a car cut her off.How Difficult Russian Adoptions Were, Even Before Vladimir Putin’s Crackdown | Lauren Ashburn | December 31, 2012 | THE DAILY BEAST
Chocolate melts, cotton candy disintegrates, graham-cracker walls separate, and gingerbread roofs eventually cave in.
In another short, the actress had to act like she was eating a doll head with a safety pin through it on a cracker.
And he himself brought her the golden-brown bouillon, in a dainty Sevres cup, with a flaky cracker or two on the saucer.The Awakening and Selected Short Stories | Kate Chopin
She vacantly hummed a fantastic tune as she poked at the wood embers on the hearth and munched a cracker.The Awakening and Selected Short Stories | Kate Chopin
There came a "pop" like an exploding fire-cracker, and a bullet whistled past Matt's ear.Motor Matt's "Century" Run | Stanley R. Matthews
And his name was "cracker," because his birthday fell on the Fourth of July, when firecrackers were popping.The Box-Car Children | Gertrude Chandler Warner
The move, although skilfully planned, was baffled by the quick wit of Robin the Crumb-cracker, the blacksmith's apprentice.The Pilgrim's Shell or Fergan the Quarryman | Eugne Sue
British Dictionary definitions for cracker
a decorated cardboard tube that emits a bang when pulled apart, releasing a toy, a joke, or a paper hat
short for firecracker
a thin crisp biscuit, usually unsweetened
a person or thing that cracks
US another word for poor White offensive
British slang a thing or person of notable qualities or abilities
not worth a cracker Australian and NZ informal worthless; useless
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