the crack, the craic, crack, craic
n. an Irish term for news or gossip; "What's the craic?"
offer, whirl, pass, go, fling, crack
n. a usually brief attempt; "he took a crack at it"; "I gave it a whirl"
crack cocaine, tornado, crack
n. a purified and potent form of cocaine that is smoked rather than snorted; highly addictive
crack, gap
n. a narrow opening; "he opened the window a crack"
sally, wisecrack, quip, crack
n. witty remark
scissure, fissure, crevice, cleft, crack
n. a long narrow opening
chap, fissure, crack, cranny, crevice
n. a long narrow depression in a surface
crack, shot
n. a chance to do something; "he wanted a shot at the champion"
break, check, crack
v. become fractured; break or crack on the surface only; "The glass cracked when it was heated"
v. reduce (petroleum) to a simpler compound by cracking
v. break partially but keep its integrity; "The glass cracked"
v. break into simpler molecules by means of heat; "The petroleum cracked"
v. hit forcefully; deal a hard blow, making a cracking noise; "The teacher cracked him across the face with a ruler"
break up, crock up, crack up, collapse, crack
v. suffer a nervous breakdown
crack, snap
v. make a sharp sound; "his fingers snapped"
v. tell spontaneously; "crack a joke"
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tops, top-notch, first-rate, A-one, ace, topnotch, tiptop, super, crack
adj. of the highest quality; "an ace reporter"; "a crack shot"; "a first-rate golfer"; "a super party"; "played top-notch tennis"; "an athlete in tiptop condition"; "she is absolutely tops"
lark, escapade
n. any carefree episode
caper, gambol, romp, frolic, play
n. gay or light-hearted recreational activity for diversion or amusement; "it was all done in play"; "their frolic in the surf threatened to become ugly"
n. (card games) in a single round, the sequence of cards played by all the players; the high card is the winner
jocularity, joke, jest
n. activity characterized by good humor
jocularity, joke, jest
n. activity characterized by good humor
n. the act of snapping the fingers; movement of a finger from the tip to the base of the thumb on the same hand; "he gave his fingers a snap"
span, bridge
n. a structure that allows people or vehicles to cross an obstacle such as a river or canal or railway etc.
niche, recess
n. an enclosure that is set back or indented
n. the act of cleaving or splitting
n. informal information of any kind that is not previously known to someone; "it was news to me"
revilement, vilification, contumely, insult, abuse
n. a rude expression intended to offend or hurt; "when a student made a stupid mistake he spared them no abuse"; "they yelled insults at the visiting team"
humour, humor
n. (Middle Ages) one of the four fluids in the body whose balance was believed to determine your emotional and physical state; "the humors are blood and phlegm and yellow and black bile"
n. adroitness and cleverness in reply
backchat, give-and-take, raillery, banter
n. light teasing repartee
n. a triviality not to be taken seriously; "I regarded his campaign for mayor as a joke"
put-on, pasquinade, charade, travesty, burlesque, takeoff, mockery, sendup, spoof, lampoon, parody
n. a composition that imitates or misrepresents somebody's style, usually in a humorous way
account, report
n. the act of informing by verbal report; "he heard reports that they were causing trouble"; "by all accounts they were a happy couple"
scuttlebutt, comment, gossip
n. a report (often malicious) about the behavior of other people; "the divorce caused much gossip"
scissure, fissure, crevice, cleft, crack
n. a long narrow opening
n. a large and unbroken expanse or distance; "a stretch of highway"; "a stretch of clear water"
corner, niche, recession, recess
n. a small concavity
chap, fissure, crack, cranny, crevice
n. a long narrow depression in a surface
v. become worse or disintegrate; "His mind deteriorated"
sliver, splinter
v. break up into splinters or slivers; "The wood splintered"
v. become injured, broken, or distorted by pressure; "The plastic bottle crushed against the wall"
fall apart, wear out, bust, wear, break
v. go to pieces; "The lawn mower finally broke"; "The gears wore out"; "The old chair finally fell apart completely"
v. find a flaw in; "break an alibi"; "break down a proof"
v. find a flaw in; "break an alibi"; "break down a proof"
v. to separate or be separated by force; "planks were in danger of being torn from the crossbars"
v. move precipitously or violently; "The tornado ripped along the coast"
bust, snap, rupture, tear
v. separate or cause to separate abruptly; "The rope snapped"; "tear the paper"
outmost, outermost
adj. situated at the farthest possible point from a center
peachy-coloured, peachy-colored, peachy
adj. of something resembling a peach in color
adj. (used ironically) unexpectedly bad; "a pretty mess"; "a pretty kettle of fish"
adj. remarkable or out of the ordinary in degree or magnitude or effect; "a great crisis"; "had a great stake in the outcome"
adj. very great or intense; "a terrific noise"; "a terrific thunderstorm storm"; "fought a terrific battle"
v. be cast down; "his eyes fell"
break down, break up, decompose
v. separate (substances) into constituent elements or parts
adj. distinguished from others in excellence; "did outstanding work in human relations"; "an outstanding war record"
blue-ribbon, select
adj. selected or chosen for special qualifications; "the blue-ribbon event of the season"
brag, boss
adj. exceptionally good; "a boss hand at carpentry"; "his brag cornfield"
adj. holding first place in a contest; "a champion show dog"; "a prizewinning wine"
prime, quality, select, prize, choice
adj. of superior grade; "choice wines"; "prime beef"; "prize carnations"; "quality paper"; "select peaches"
first-class, splendid, fantabulous, excellent
adj. very good;of the highest quality; "made an excellent speech"; "the school has excellent teachers"; "a first-class mind"
adj. of the highest quality or value; "gilt-edged securities"; "gilt-edged credentials"
adj. well above average in performance: "a good student"
sterling, superlative, greatest
adj. highest in quality
pucka, pukka
adj. absolutely first class and genuine; "pukka sahib"; "pukka quarters with a swarm of servants"
adj. marked by exceptional merit; "had shining virtues and few faults"; "a shining example"
adj. highest in excellence or achievement; "supreme among musicians"; "a supreme endxxeavor"; "supreme courage"
top-hole, top-flight, topping
adj. excellent; best possible
surpassing, transcendent
adj. exceeding or surpassing usual limits especially in excellence
adj. skillfully constructed
rest, remain, stay
v. stay the same; remain in a certain state; "The dress remained wet after repeated attempts to dry it"; "rest assured"; "stay alone"; "He remained unmoved by her tears"; "The bad weather continued for another week"
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