AskDefine | Define cracker

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1 a thin crisp wafer made or flour and water with or without leavening and shortening; unsweetened or semisweet
2 a poor white person in the southern United States [syn: redneck]
3 a programmer who `cracks' (gains unauthorized access to) computers, typically to do malicious things; "crackers are often mistakenly called hackers"
4 firework consisting of a small explosive charge and fuse in a heavy paper casing [syn: firecracker, banger]
5 a party favor consisting of a paper roll (usually containing candy or a small favor) that pops when pulled at both ends [syn: snapper, cracker bonbon]

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  • , /ˈkrækə(r)/, /"kr

Extensive Definition

Cracker may refer to:

In entertainment

cracker in German: Cracker
cracker in Spanish: Cracker (desambiguación)
cracker in French: Cracker

Synonyms, Antonyms and Related Words

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