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uncracked


adjective

  1. broken: a container full of cracked ice.
  2. broken without separation of parts; fissured.
  3. damaged; injured.
  4. Informal. eccentric; mad; daffy: a charming person, but a bit cracked.
  5. broken in tone, as the voice.

Idioms

  1. cracked up to be, Informal. reported or reputed to be (usually used in the negative): I hear the play is not what it’s cracked up to be.

adjective

  1. damaged by cracking
  2. informal crazy

adj.mid-15c., past participle adjective from crack (v). Meaning “mentally unsound” is 17c. (cf. crack-brain “crazy fellow”). The equivalent Greek word was used in this sense by Aristophanes.

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