Cracked

4 definitions found

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]:

Crack \Crack\ (kr[a^]k), verb (used with an object) [imp. & p. p. {Cracked} (kr[a^]kt); p. pr. & vb. n. {Cracking}.] [OE. cracken, craken, to crack, break, boast, AS. cracian, cearcian, to crack; akin to D. kraken, G. krachen; cf. Skr. garj to rattle, or perh. of imitative origin. Cf. {Crake}, {Cracknel}, {Creak}.]

1. To break or burst, with or without entire separation of the parts; as, to crack glass; to crack nuts.

2. To rend with grief or pain; to affect deeply with sorrow; hence, to disorder; to distract; to craze.

O, madam, my old heart is cracked. --Shak.

He thought none poets till their brains were cracked. --Roscommon.

3. To cause to sound suddenly and sharply; to snap; as, to crack a whip.

4. To utter smartly and sententiously; as, to crack a joke. --B. Jonson.

5. To cry up; to extol; -- followed by up. [Low]

{To crack a bottle}, to open the bottle and drink its contents.

{To crack a crib}, to commit burglary. [Slang]

{To crack on}, to put on; as, to crack on more sail, or more steam. [Colloq.]

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]:

Cracked \Cracked\ (kr[a^]kt), adjective

1. Coarsely ground or broken; as, cracked wheat.

2. Crack-brained. [Colloq.]

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]:

damaged \damaged\ (d[a^]m"[asl]jd), adjective

1. changed so as to reduce value, function, or other desirable trait; -- usually not used of persons. Opposite of {undamaged}. [Narrower terms: {battered, beat-up, beaten-up, bedraggled, broken-down, dilapidated, ramshackle, tumble-down, unsound}; {bent, crumpled, dented}; {blasted, rent, ripped, torn}; {broken-backed}; {burned-out(prenominal), burned out(predicate), burnt-out(prenominal), burnt out(predicate)}; {burst, ruptured}; {corroded}; {cracked, crackled, crazed}; {defaced, marred}; {hurt, weakened}; {knocked-out(prenominal), knocked out}; {mangled, mutilated}; {peeling}; {scraped, scratched}; {storm-beaten}] Also See {blemished}, {broken}, {damaged}, {destroyed}, {impaired}, {injured}, {unsound}. [WordNet 1.5]

2. Rendered imperfect by impairing the integrity of some part, or by breaking. Opposite of {unbroken}. [Narrower terms: {busted}; {chipped}; {cracked}; {crumbled, fragmented}; {crushed, ground}; {dissolved}; {fractured}; {shattered, smashed, splintered}; {split}; {unkept, violated}] Also See: {damaged}, {imperfect}, {injured}, {unsound}.

Syn: broken. [WordNet 1.5]

3. being unjustly brought into disrepute; as, her damaged reputation.

Syn: discredited. [WordNet 1.5]

4. made to appear imperfect; -- especially of reputation; as, the senator's seriously damaged reputation.

Syn: besmirched, flyblown, spotted, stained, sullied, tainted, tarnished. [WordNet 1.5]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:

cracked

adjective

1: used of skin roughened as a result of cold or exposure; "chapped lips" [syn: {chapped}, {cracked}, {roughened}]

2: of paint or varnish; having the appearance of alligator hide [syn: {alligatored}, {cracked}]

3: informal or slang terms for mentally irregular; "it used to drive my husband balmy" [syn: {balmy}, {barmy}, {bats}, {batty}, {bonkers}, {buggy}, {cracked}, {crackers}, {daft}, {dotty}, {fruity}, {haywire}, {kooky}, {kookie}, {loco}, {loony}, {loopy}, {nuts}, {nutty}, {round the bend}, {around the bend}, {wacky}, {whacky}]


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