Meaning of cracker

crack•er

Pronunciation: (krak'ur), [key]
— n.
  1. a thin, crisp biscuit.
  2. a firecracker.
  3. a small paper roll used as a party favor, that usually contains candy, trinkets, etc., and that pops when pulled sharply at one or both ends.
  4. (cap.)a native or inhabitant of Georgia (used as a nickname).
  5. . a poor white person living in some rural parts of the southeastern U.S.
  6. snapper (def. 5).
  7. braggart; boaster.
  8. a person or thing that cracks.
  9. a chemical reactor used for cracking. Cf. catalytic cracking, fractionator.
—adj.
  1. wild; crazy: They went crackers over the new styles.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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