Cracker

Definition of Cracker

Crack´er   Pronunciation: krăk´ẽr
n.1.One who, or that which, cracks.
2.A noisy boaster; a swaggering fellow.
What cracker is this same that deafs our ears?
- Shak.
3.A small firework, consisting of a little powder inclosed in a thick paper cylinder with a fuse, and exploding with a sharp noise; - usually called firecracker.
4.A thin, dry biscuit, often hard or crisp; as, a Boston cracker; a Graham cracker; a soda cracker; an oyster cracker.
5.A nickname to designate a poor white in some parts of the Southern United States.
6.(Zool.) The pintail duck.
7.(Mach.) A pair of fluted rolls for grinding caoutchouc.

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