[ krak-uhp ]
/ ˈkrækˌʌp /
a crash; collision.
a breakdown in health, especially a mental breakdown.
collapse or disintegration: the crackup of an alliance.
whimsical, humorous, entertaining, eccentric, funny, misfortune, disaster, setback, blunder, calamity, hazard, pileup, mistake, inhibition, bankruptcy, wreckage, collapse, insolvency, wreck, extinction
Origin of crackup
First recorded in 1850–55; noun use of verb phrase crack up
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