cracker cracker  /ˈkræ kər/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) a thin crisp wafer made of flour and water with or without leavening and shortening; unsweetened or semisweet
  2. (n) a poor White person in the southern United States
  3. (n) a programmer who cracks (gains unauthorized access to) computers, typically to do malicious things
  4. (n) firework consisting of a small explosive charge and fuse in a heavy paper casing
  5. (n) a party favor consisting of a paper roll (usually containing candy or a small favor) that pops when pulled at both ends

Usage(s):

  1. Oh, that old cracker-barrel guy, you may say.
  2. Down the hall, a jumble of bright green motherboards spills out onto a conveyor belt headed toward a shredder that will rip them to cracker-size pieces of plastic.
  3. I don't talk like that to people; I refuse to, even with all the 'cracker' stuff.

News

  1. A Scary New Wave of Bullying: Picking on Kids With Food Allergies

    When Scott Gordin was nine years old, a classmate rubbed peanut butter cracker crumbs through his hair. When Owen Kellogg was a kindergartener, another boy at school threatened to force him to eat a peanut. As isolated incidents of bullying, these acts may simply seem rude and obnoxious, but for the 5.9 million U.S. kids living with a life-threatening food allergy, such stories—where food is ...
    on June 19, 2013     Source: Takepart.com via Yahoo! News

  2. Cracker rocks the park during Whittle the Wood festivities in Craig

    Cracker packed the Loudy-Simpson Park on Saturday in a rocking send-off to this year's Whittle the Wood Rendezvous.
    on June 16, 2013     Source: Craig Daily Press

  3. Cracker Barrel will have to wait to learn fate of grocery market plan

    It will be at least another week before Cracker Barrel Old Country Store Inc. learns whether it will be blocked, at least temporarily, from entering the grocery market. A hearing on the issue ran out of time Wednesday, and will resume June 19 in Chicago, a federal judge said.
    on June 13, 2013     Source: The Tennessean

Quotes

  1. "They wanted me to be Uncle Ron the safe cracker," Wood said yesterday on Virgin Radio. "But I saw Roger do a guest appearance. He said it was all too much. No time to rehearse and he had to play five parts. I said no, I don't really want to...
    on Oct 15, 2007 By: Ron Wood Source: Independent

  2. "Fernando is frightening. From the opening home game of the season to Chelsea, when he scored a cracker, he has been consistent all the way," said Gerrard. "He got off to a good start then and now he has hit 18 Premier League goals, the first...
    on Mar 6, 2008 By: Steven Gerrard Source: Independent

  3. Asked whether Santalab had given him food for thought, Kosmina replied: "That's why he's there. It's funny, he scored a cracker against Adelaide last year. He was out for 11 or 12 weeks with a thigh strain, so I think he's proved his thigh's...
    on Sep 21, 2008 By: John Kosmina Source: Sydney Morning Herald

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