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Definition 1: a party favor consisting of a paper roll (usually containing candy or a small favor) that pops when pulled at both ends - [noun denoting artifact]

Synonyms for cracker in the sense of this definition

(cracker is a kind of ...) souvenir consisting of a small gift given to a guest at a party

Definition 2: firework consisting of a small explosive charge and fuse in a heavy paper casing - [noun denoting artifact]

Synonyms for cracker in the sense of this definition

(cracker is a kind of ...) (usually plural) a device with an explosive that burns at a low rate and with colored flames; can be used to illuminate areas or send signals etc.

(... is a kind of cracker ) a large firecracker

(... is a kind of cracker ) a red ball-shaped firecracker with high explosive power

(... is a kind of cracker ) a firecracker that (like the whizbang shell) makes a whizzing sound followed by a loud explosion

Definition 3: a thin crisp wafer made of flour and water with or without leavening and shortening; unsweetened or semisweet - [noun denoting food]

(cracker is a kind of ...) food made from dough of flour or meal and usually raised with yeast or baking powder and then baked

(... is a kind of cracker ) a cracker sprinkled with salt before baking

(... is a kind of cracker ) unsweetened cracker leavened slightly with soda and cream of tartar

(... is a kind of cracker ) a small dry usually round cracker

(... is a kind of cracker ) a thin flour-and-water biscuit usually made without shortening; often served with cheese

(... is a kind of cracker ) semisweet whole-wheat cracker

(... is a kind of cracker ) glazed and salted cracker typically in the shape of a loose knot

Definition 4: a poor White person in the southern United States - [noun denoting person]

Synonyms for cracker in the sense of this definition

(cracker is a kind of ...) an unsophisticated country person

Definition 5: a programmer who cracks (gains unauthorized access to) computers, typically to do malicious things - [noun denoting person]

Samples where cracker or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • crackers are often mistakenly called hackers

(cracker is a kind of ...) a person who designs and writes and tests computer programs

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