Synonyms for crack

Grammar : Adj, noun, verb
Spell : krak
Phonetic Transcription : kræk

Top 10 synonyms for crack Other synonyms for the word crack

Définition of crack

Origin :
  • Old English cracian "make a sharp noise," from Proto-Germanic *krakojan (cf. Middle Dutch craken, Dutch kraken, German krachen), probably imitative. Related: Cracked; cracking. To crack a smile is from 1840s; to crack the whip in the figurative sense is from 1940s.
  • adj super, first-rate
  • noun break, crevice
  • noun loud sound, usually from hitting
  • noun attempt to do something
  • noun joke
  • verb break, usually into parts
  • verb lose self-control
  • verb hit very hard
  • verb discover meaning, answer
Example sentences :
  • He could even look through a crack and see the faces of the strangers.
  • Extract from : « Way of the Lawless » by Max Brand
  • He opened the door an inch and I could see a chain between the crack.
  • Extract from : « The Underdog » by F. Hopkinson Smith
  • Don't be alarmed; you can bear examination; I don't see a crack anywhere.
  • Extract from : « The Greater Inclination » by Edith Wharton
  • Now I have a great part of a mind to crack thy pate for thee.
  • Extract from : « The Merry Adventures of Robin Hood » by Howard Pyle
  • And he gave the Tanner a crack that made him roar for all his coughing.
  • Extract from : « The Merry Adventures of Robin Hood » by Howard Pyle
  • With that receipt, Pat, you'd need a hammer to crack 'em with after they was baked.
  • Extract from : « The Widow O'Callaghan's Boys » by Gulielma Zollinger
  • And then Sam with a curious light in his eyes took me to a door which he opened just a crack.
  • Extract from : « The Harbor » by Ernest Poole
  • The enamel was cracked, and I followed every crack as well as every figure of the hours.
  • Extract from : « Wilfrid Cumbermede » by George MacDonald
  • The merchant stole from his room and looked through the crack in the door.
  • Extract from : « The Chinese Fairy Book » by Various
  • I'll be ben mysel' in a meenute or twa to hae a crack wi' her.
  • Extract from : « Salted With Fire » by George MacDonald

Antonyms for crack

Based on : - - - Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019