cracker Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary

Meaning of “cracker” in the English Dictionary

"cracker" in British English

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uk   /ˈkræk.ər/  us   //

cracker noun (FOOD)

A1 [C] a ​thin, ​flat, hard ​biscuit, ​especially one ​eaten with ​cheese

cracker noun (DEVICE)

[C] UK a ​papertube with ​smalltoys, ​smallpieces of ​sweetfood, etc. inside, that is ​covered with ​brightpaper and makes a ​short, ​sharpsound when both ​ends are ​pulled: Who ​wants to pull a cracker with me? a Christmas cracker [C] UK a firework that ​explodes with a ​loudnoise

cracker noun (GOOD THING)

[S] UK informal a ​person or thing that is very good or has a ​specialexcitingquality: She's written five ​books, and every one is a cracker.
(Definition of cracker from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"cracker" in American English

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crackernoun [C]

 us   /ˈkræk·ər/
a hard, ​dry, ​thinpiece of ​bakedbread
(Definition of cracker from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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