What is the meaning of crackers?


  • A thin crisp wafer made of flour and water with or without leavening and shortening; unsweetened or semisweet.
  • A poor White person in the southern United States.
  • A programmer who cracks (gains unauthorized access to) computers, typically to do malicious things.
    • usage: "crackers are often mistakenly called hackers"
  • Firework consisting of a small explosive charge and fuse in a heavy paper casing.
  • A party favor consisting of a paper roll (usually containing candy or a small favor) that pops when pulled at both ends.


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