verb (used with object), crazed, craz·ing.
verb (used without object), crazed, craz·ing.
- (of a case-hardened object) to develop reticulated surface markings; worm.
- (of an ingot) to develop an alligator skin as a result of being teemed into an old and worn mold.
Origin of craze
Examples from the Web for craze
The craze exploded in Asia, before cafés in East and then Central Europe opened their doors.
It inspired several knockoffs, which in turn also were wiped from the shelves, and prompted a “little blue dress” craze.
Like many of you, I've been caught up in the World Cup craze.
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It can't help that it started a craze that seems unsupplantable.
A craze ran through fashionable circles in the fifties for tableaux vivants, and was taken up by the Simpson household.Sir James Young Simpson and Chloroform (1811-1870)|Henry Laing Gordon
He, too, was a marked example of the craze to "get somewhere where gold is."The Trail of the Goldseekers|Hamlin Garland
The craze lasted four years and it seemed that it would last forever.After the Rain|Sam Vaknin
But his craze for horses sometimes brought him into serious difficulties.Autobiography of Andrew Carnegie|Andrew Carnegie
I became an enthusiastic lover of the theatre; and with my craze for actors and the play, the work of my demoralization began.The Country Doctor|Honore de Balzac