crackup

[ krak-uhp ]
/ ˈkrækˌʌp /

noun

a crash; collision.
a breakdown in health, especially a mental breakdown.
collapse or disintegration: the crackup of an alliance.

Nearby words

  1. crackling,
  2. crackly,
  3. cracknel,
  4. crackpot,
  5. cracksman,
  6. cracky,
  7. cracovienne,
  8. cracow,
  9. cradle,
  10. cradle cap

Origin of crackup

First recorded in 1850–55; noun use of verb phrase crack up

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