Definition of Crackly

1. Adjective. Liable to crackle ¹



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Definition of Crackly

1. brittle [adj -LIER, -LIEST] - See also: brittle

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Crackly

crackleberries
crackleberry
crackled
crackles
crackleware
cracklewares
cracklier
crackliest
cracklike
crackling
crackling jaw
crackling rale
cracklingly
cracklings
cracklins
crackly (current term)
cracknel
cracknels
crackow
crackows
crackpipe
crackpipes
crackpot
crackpots
crackpottery
crackproof
cracks
cracks a book
cracksman
cracksmen

Literary usage of Crackly

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1. Savage Childhood: A Study of Kafir Children by Dudley Kidd (1906)
"... crackly noise. So off it flew, saying, " No, no, my friend ; your spears will have to stay there." Then the man met a crab, which said, " What are you ..."

2. Clothing: Choice, Care, Cost by Mary Schenck Woolman (1920)
"In the hand a linen should not be stiff and crackly, but smooth, leathery, ... If it is crackly and crushes readily, it is either over-dressed poor linen or ..."

3. Business English by Edwin Herbert Lewis (1911)
"Here is a particularly good description: If you want a clean, crackly, strong, ... But note those words clean, crackly, strong, fine. Those aren't general; ..."

4. The Atlantic Monthly by Making of America Project (1867)
"It is very thin and strong, and wears a great while, but is so stiff and crackly as to be quite unfit for ordinary purposes. Our 'stuff' is composed of one ..."

5. Library Journal by American Library Association, Library Association (1898)
"Sandpaper is all right in its place, but the up-to- date librarian does not want his adhesive repair paper to be as rough or as crackly as the sandpapery ..."

6. Savage Childhood: A Study of Kafir Children by Dudley Kidd (1906)
"... crackly noise. So off it flew, saying, " No, no, my friend ; your spears will have to stay there." Then the man met a crab, which said, " What are you ..."

7. Clothing: Choice, Care, Cost by Mary Schenck Woolman (1920)
"In the hand a linen should not be stiff and crackly, but smooth, leathery, ... If it is crackly and crushes readily, it is either over-dressed poor linen or ..."

8. Business English by Edwin Herbert Lewis (1911)
"Here is a particularly good description: If you want a clean, crackly, strong, ... But note those words clean, crackly, strong, fine. Those aren't general; ..."

9. The Atlantic Monthly by Making of America Project (1867)
"It is very thin and strong, and wears a great while, but is so stiff and crackly as to be quite unfit for ordinary purposes. Our 'stuff' is composed of one ..."

10. Library Journal by American Library Association, Library Association (1898)
"Sandpaper is all right in its place, but the up-to- date librarian does not want his adhesive repair paper to be as rough or as crackly as the sandpapery ..."

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