Definition of cracked in English:

cracked

Syllabification: cracked
Pronunciation: /krakt
 
/

adjective

1Damaged and showing lines on the surface from having split without coming apart: the old pipes were cracked and leaking
More example sentences
  • In more advanced cases, fish net-like cracks resembling the fine fracture lines of cracked porcelain can occur.
  • Her eyes suddenly trailed to a line of smeared blood upon the cracked surface of the marble floor.
  • His cracked and toughened face split wide in a grin.
Synonyms
chipped, broken, crazed, fractured, splintered, shattered, split; damaged, defective, flawed, imperfect
1.1(Of a person’s voice) having an unusual harshness or pitch, often due to distress.
More example sentences
  • Among the aspiring singers were those with cracked voices, nasal tones, and lisps.
  • I began to play and sang along though my cracked voice.
  • ‘I don't have the strength to sit up, kid,’ he said in a dry, cracked voice.
2 [predicative] informal Crazy; insane: you must think my family is cracked
More example sentences
  • I suspect I looked a bit cracked but didn't care.

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