Definition of crackling in English:


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Pronunciation: /ˈkraklɪŋ


[mass noun]
  • 1 (US also cracklings) The crisp fatty skin of roast pork.
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    • The skin crisps to crunchy cracklings, and the meat melts with juicy tenderness.
    • Gratons, also known as cracklings, were made of pig skin.
    • Rendered crisp and brittle, this delicacy can have all the fun of seaborne cracklings.
  • 2British informal , • offensive Attractive women regarded collectively as objects of sexual desire: he had a splendid bit of crackling in his arms

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