AskDefine | Define crackers

Dictionary Definition

crackers adj : informal or slang terms for mentally irregular; "it used to drive my husband balmy" [syn: balmy, barmy, bats, batty, bonkers, buggy, cracked, daft, dotty, fruity, haywire, kooky, kookie, loco, loony, loopy, nuts, nutty, round the bend, around the bend, wacky, whacky]

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English

Etymology

From firecrackers in the head. Originally "He's got the crackers" then "He's gone crackers". Started as UK naval usage in the 1920's.

Noun

crackers
  1. Plural of cracker

Adjective

  1. Crazy; mad.

Extensive Definition

Cracker may refer to:

In entertainment

crackers in German: Cracker
crackers in Spanish: Cracker (desambiguación)
crackers in French: Cracker
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