shellcracker

[ shel-krak-er ]
/ ˈʃɛlˌkræk ər /

noun


Nearby words

  1. shell-shocked,
  2. shellac,
  3. shellacking,
  4. shellback,
  5. shellbark,
  6. shelled,
  7. sheller,
  8. shelley,
  9. shelley, mary wollstonecraft,
  10. shelley, percy bysshe

Origin of shellcracker

An Americanism dating back to 1890–95; shell + cracker

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