[ krak ]
/ kræk /
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Often the craic . fun and entertainment, especially good conversation and company: Come for the beer, lads, and stay for the craic!
mischievous fun; laughs: We did it just for the craic.
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Origin of craic
First recorded in 1970–75; from Irish, from English crack, in the originally American sense of “wisecrack,” or from the Scottish English and northern English dialect sense “chat, gossip”
Words nearby craic
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Example sentences from the Web for craic
At Strathdown (eighteenth century) the witches went along the side of the river Avon to Craic-pol-nain, fording the river on foot.The Witch-cult in Western Europe|Margaret Alice Murray
British Dictionary definitions for craic
/ (kræk) /
an Irish spelling of crack (def. 31)
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