crack a bottle

crack a bottle

To open a bottle (of alcohol) with the intention of drinking. We all cracked a couple bottles to celebrate the end of the semester. I like to crack a bottle or two when I get home from work.
See also: bottle, crack

crack a bottle

Open a bottle so as to drink its contents, as in Let's celebrate by cracking a bottle of champagne! This seemingly modern colloquialism was first recorded in H. Kelly's School for Wives (1773): "When shall we crack a bottle together?"
See also: bottle, crack

crack a bottle

open a bottle, especially of wine, and drink it.
See also: bottle, crack