adj Crazy, insane. He offered me $250 for my Stutz-Bearcat. He must be crackers! 1920s

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  • crackers — [krak′ərz] adj. 〚altered (infl. by CRACKER) /span> CRACKED〛 [Slang, Chiefly Brit.] crazy; insane * * * crack·ers (krăkʹərz) adj. Chiefly British Slang Insane; mad.   [Probably from …   Universalium

  • Crackers —   [ krækəz; englisch, zu to crack »krachen«], Singular Cracker der, s, Plural auch , Krạ̈cker, mürbe, meist leicht salzige Kekse …   Universal-Lexikon

  • crackers — ► ADJECTIVE informal, chiefly Brit. ▪ insane; crazy …   English terms dictionary

  • crackers — [krak′ərz] adj. [altered (infl. by CRACKER) < CRACKED] [Slang, Chiefly Brit.] crazy; insane …   English World dictionary

  • Crackers — Pour les articles homonymes, voir cracker. Crackers est un film américain de Louis Malle réalisé en 1984. Sommaire 1 Synopsis 2 Distribution …   Wikipédia en Français

  • crackers — crack|ers [ˈkrækəz US ərz] adj [not before noun] crazy ▪ You lent him all that money? You must be crackers! …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • crackers — crazy, bonkers, nuts    Don t worry about me. I ve been crackers all my life …   English idioms

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