Definition of Crackers

1. Adjective. Informal or slang terms for mentally irregular. "It used to drive my husband balmy"




Definition of Crackers

1. Noun. (plural of cracker) ¹

2. Adjective. (informal) Crazy; mad. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Crackers

1. cracker [n] - See also: cracker

Lexicographical Neighbors of Crackers

cracker-barrel
cracker-jack
cracker bonbon
cracker box
cracker crumbs
crackerberries
crackerberry
crackerbox
crackerboxes
crackerjack
crackerjacks
crackerless
crackerlike
crackers (current term)
crackest
crackhead
crackheads
crackhouse
crackhouses
crackier
crackiest
cracking
cracking a book
crackings
crackjaw
crackle
crackle china
crackleberries

Literary usage of Crackers

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Chemical Technology; Or, Chemistry in Its Applications to the Arts and by Edmund Ronalds, Thomas Richardson, Henry Watts, Friedrich Ludwig Knapp (1865)
"When these crackers are fired, they give a report at every turn of the paper. The crackers may also be made of two single cards, rolled over each other and ..."

2. Plantation and Frontier Documents: 1649-1863: Illustrative of Industrial by John R. Commons, Ulrich Bonnell Phillips (1909)
"The Southern Colonies are overrun with a swarm of men from the western parts of Virginia and North Carolina, distinguished by the name of crackers. ..."

3. The Chinese Recorder and Missionary Journal (1871)
"And so it became a custom to make and bum crackers; and doubtless with ~ mankind, they used to punish them by catching them, and giving them to wild beasts ..."

4. Practical Dietetics with Reference to Diet in Disease by Alida Frances Pattee (1910)
"EDUCATOR crackers The various varieties of Educator crackers may be served ... GLUTEN crackers (FOR THE DIABETIC), 2555 CALORIES 1 pound Gum Gluten Flour. ..."

5. The Care and Feeding of Children: A Catechism for the Use of Mothers and by Luther Emmett Holt (1920)
"Oatmeal, gluten crackers, stale rolls or corn bread which has been split and toasted or dried till crisp, form a sufficient variety for most children; ..."

6. Cements, Limes, and Plasters: Their Materials, Manufacture, and Properties by Edwin Clarence Eckel (1905)
"CONE GRINDERS; material crushed by revolution of a toothed cone or spindle within a toothed cup GATES CRUSHER, crackers, Class 3. ..."

7. Chemical Technology; Or, Chemistry in Its Applications to the Arts and by Edmund Ronalds, Thomas Richardson, Henry Watts, Friedrich Ludwig Knapp (1865)
"When these crackers are fired, they give a report at every turn of the paper. The crackers may also be made of two single cards, rolled over each other and ..."

8. Plantation and Frontier Documents: 1649-1863: Illustrative of Industrial by John R. Commons, Ulrich Bonnell Phillips (1909)
"The Southern Colonies are overrun with a swarm of men from the western parts of Virginia and North Carolina, distinguished by the name of crackers. ..."

9. The Chinese Recorder and Missionary Journal (1871)
"And so it became a custom to make and bum crackers; and doubtless with ~ mankind, they used to punish them by catching them, and giving them to wild beasts ..."

10. Practical Dietetics with Reference to Diet in Disease by Alida Frances Pattee (1910)
"EDUCATOR crackers The various varieties of Educator crackers may be served ... GLUTEN crackers (FOR THE DIABETIC), 2555 CALORIES 1 pound Gum Gluten Flour. ..."

11. The Care and Feeding of Children: A Catechism for the Use of Mothers and by Luther Emmett Holt (1920)
"Oatmeal, gluten crackers, stale rolls or corn bread which has been split and toasted or dried till crisp, form a sufficient variety for most children; ..."

12. Cements, Limes, and Plasters: Their Materials, Manufacture, and Properties by Edwin Clarence Eckel (1905)
"CONE GRINDERS; material crushed by revolution of a toothed cone or spindle within a toothed cup GATES CRUSHER, crackers, Class 3. ..."

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