Meaning of “crack” - Learner’s Dictionary


noun us uk /kræk/
LINE [ C ]

a line on the surface of something that is damaged:

Several cups had cracks in them.

a narrow space between two parts of something or between two things:

I could see sunlight through a crack in the curtains.
DRUG [ U ]

an illegal drug that is very harmful


a sudden, short noise:

a crack of thunder
JOKE [ C ] informal

an unkind joke or remark:

He was always making cracks about my weight.
have/take a crack at sth informal

to try to do something:

I've never put up shelves before, but I'll have a crack at it.

(Definition of “crack noun” from the Cambridge Learner’s Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)