Definition of crackling in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈkraklɪŋ/


[mass noun]
1 (US also cracklings) The crisp fatty skin of roast pork.
Example sentences
  • 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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