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Definition of a cracker

cracker

noun

  • a friend, usually white.
    What's up crackas?
    You my cracka.

    Last edited on Jan 27 1998. Submitted by Nick A. from Narragansett, RI, USA on Jan 27 1998.

  • a person who uses computers maliciously. This usually involves "cracking" security.
    Some cracker group broke into our Wordpress installation and defaced it.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 

    Citation from Communications of the ACM, Volume 27 (1984) censored in hope of resolving Google's penalty against this site.

    Last edited on Nov 04 2011. Submitted by WalterGR (via TheJargonFile) on Aug 14 2009.

  • Also a racial slur. For more details see here.

    Last edited on Jan 05 2010. Submitted by Anonymous on Jan 05 2010.

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Definitions include: a friend.
Definitions include: a friend who puts in a good word with any prospective "significant other" of the opposite sex.
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Definitions include: what's up, what's going on, not actually a question. more like a statement.
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Other terms relating to 'cracker':

Definitions include: The idea that when you are annoyed by someone enough, you get annoyed with anything and everything they do, even innocent things like eating crackers.
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