craze Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary Cambridge dictionaries logo

Meaning of “craze” in the English Dictionary

"craze" in British English

See all translations

crazenoun [C usually singular]

uk   us   /kreɪz/
an ​activity, ​object, or ​idea that is ​extremelypopular, usually for a ​shorttime: Cycling ​shorts were the ​latest craze/(all) the craze that ​year. The craze forhealthfoods has ​becomebigbusiness.
(Definition of craze from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"craze" in American English

See all translations

crazenoun [C usually sing]

 us   /kreɪz/
an ​activity, ​style, or ​fashion that is very ​popular, usually for a ​shorttime: Cycling ​shorts were the craze that ​year.
(Definition of craze from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “craze”
in Spanish moda…
in Vietnamese mốt…
in Malaysian kegilaan…
in Thai ความนิยมในช่วงสั้น ๆ…
in French engouement…
in German die Manie…
in Chinese (Simplified) 时尚, 风行一时的东西…
in Turkish geçici/çılgın/sezonluk moda…
in Russian повальное увлечение…
in Indonesian mode…
in Chinese (Traditional) 時尚, 風行一時的東西…
in Polish szał, szaleństwo…
What is the pronunciation of craze?
Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website
Word of the Day

hipster

someone who is very influenced by the most recent ideas and fashions

Word of the Day

Chest pains and palpitations: talking about illness (2)
Chest pains and palpitations: talking about illness (2)
by Liz Walter,
February 03, 2016
My previous post (My leg hurts: Talking about illness (1)) presented some general vocabulary to use at the doctor’s. This one looks at some more specific areas of illness and explains some useful words and phrases that you may need to use or understand on a visit to the doctor’s. There are several

Read More 

awesomesauce noun
awesomesauce noun
February 01, 2016
slang the state of being extremely good or enjoyable or something or someone that is extremely good or enjoyable Recovering from the awesomesauce of another fab #Vidcon!!

Read More