from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • adj. Broken so that fissures appear on the surface: a cracked mirror.
  • adj. Broken into small or coarse pieces: cracked corn; cracked ice.
  • adj. Having a harsh or dissonant tone: a cracked voice.
  • adj. Informal Mentally deranged; crazy.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • adj. Broken so that cracks appear on, or under, the surface.
  • adj. Broken into coarse pieces.
  • adj. Harsh or dissonant.
  • adj. Crazy; crackpot.
  • v. Simple past tense and past participle of crack.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Coarsely ground or broken.
  • adj. Crack-brained.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Burst or split; rent; partially severed: as, a cracked pitcher.
  • Broken or changing, as the voice of youth verging on manhood, or of old age.
  • Blemished, as an impaired reputation.
  • Imperfect, as a doubtful title.
  • Impaired intellectually; crazy.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adj. of paint or varnish; having the appearance of alligator hide
  • adj. informal or slang terms for mentally irregular
  • adj. used of skin roughened as a result of cold or exposure


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