crackers : Definition, Usages, News and More
- 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.
News & Articles
- Jazz up the classic campfire s'more
Three simple ingredients — a marshmallow, a piece of chocolate and two graham crackers. The symbol of summer and campfire snacking.
June 11, 2013 - The Columbian
- 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.