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crackers

kra kerz

  • n  a thin crisp wafer made of flour and water with or without leavening and shortening; unsweetened or semisweet
  • n  a poor White person in the southern United States
  • n  a programmer who cracks (gains unauthorized access to) computers, typically to do malicious things
    crackers are often mistakenly called hackers
  • n  firework consisting of a small explosive charge and fuse in a heavy paper casing
  • n  a party favor consisting of a paper roll (usually containing candy or a small favor) that pops when pulled at both ends
  • s  informal or slang terms for mentally irregular

  • Always a crowd-pleasing snack, these cheddar-flavored crackers' package brags they are trans-fat free.
  • The crackers were stale, so the little man with the bright eyes drew some women's heads on them.
  • Each child was asked to pick a favorite among MMs, animal crackers and pretzels and was then placed in a room with two piles of the chosen snack one large pile, one small.
Quotes

  • Steve Davis in The Australian
    We heard what sounded like fire crackers and popping off and we realised it was something a bit more serious so we all hit the floor of our van,Mr Davis told ABC radio. "We had come to a halt behind the Sri Lankan bus. It seemed like ages...
  • Gregg Williams in Washington Post (blog)
    The poor waiter came over the table at brunch this morning and gave me two big jars of peanut butter, saltine crackers and a glass full of sand to wash it down with,Williams recalled this afternoon ."And maybe if I took all that stuff...
  • Ted Leo in PennLive.com (blog)
    It was either a short-lived band called Animal Crackers or another band called Citizens Arrest. One of the two,Leo said.

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