craic


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have the craic

To have a very fun, humorous, or enjoyable time. The spelling "crack" is also used. Primarily heard in Ireland. That was one wild night. We all had the craic. Don't take everything so seriously. I'm just having the crack!
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the craic

1. Great fun or entertainment, especially in a social setting. Primarily heard in Ireland. That was one wild night. We all had the craic. With so many comedians gathered together at the party, well, the craic was mighty, I tell you.
2. News or details about someone or something. Usually used in questions. Primarily heard in Ireland. Anyone know what the craic is with the meeting tonight? Is it still happening, or what? What's the craic with your sister? Is she still over in Australia? Hey, Tony, what's the craic? Long time no see!
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the craic was ninety

Describing something very enjoyable or entertaining. The spelling "crack" is also used. Primarily heard in Ireland. Oh, the craic was ninety last night—you should have been there!
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What's the craic?

slang The spelling "crack" is also sometimes used. Primarily heard in Ireland.
1. What's happening? What's new? Used as an informal greeting. Hey, Tony, what's the craic? Long time no see! What's the craic, everyone? You all have a good weekend?
2. What are the latest updates or details (about someone or something)? Usually followed by "with." Hey, what's the craic with the meeting tonight? Is it still happening, or what? What's the crack with your sister? Is she still over in Australia?
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