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1. slang Someone from Kentucky. Primarily heard in US. I was born a corncracker, but I moved to the East Coast for college.
2. offensive slang A derogatory term for a white person, especially one who is poor and from the South. Primarily heard in US.


offensive slang A derogatory term for a white person. Primarily heard in US.


1. noun Someone who is regarded as outstanding or superb. Based on his stellar resume, this guy seems like he'd be a crackerjack of an employee.
2. adjective Outstanding or superb That's a crackerjack idea—I think we should implement it right away.


slang Very tired. The phrase comes from rhyming slang in which "cream-crackered" rhymes with "knackered" (tired). Primarily heard in UK. I am cream-crackered, man—I need to rest. Oh, he was well cream-crackered after his flight, so he went to bed a few hours ago.

holy crap on a cracker

A mildly indecent exclamation of surprise, shock, or astonishment. (An emphatic form of "holy crap.") Holy crap on a cracker, the bill for that dinner is nearly $200! We won the lottery? Holy crap on a cracker, that's amazing news!
See also: cracker, crap, holy, on


obsolete A burglar. I know that man—he's a kencracker who's stolen from many houses in the area!


One who makes glib, facetious, and/or sardonic remarks. Tony is such a wisecracker; he always has some remark lined up.
Farlex Dictionary of Idioms. © 2015 Farlex, Inc, all rights reserved.


mod. excellent; industrious. Fred is a crackerjack stockbroker, but his personal life is a mess.
McGraw-Hill's Dictionary of American Slang and Colloquial Expressions Copyright © 2006 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc. All rights reserved.
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