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Definition of crackers

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) blacked out to resolve 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: acronym for "Read the fucking manual."
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Definitions include: to test something before it is released or presented.

Other terms relating to 'friend, friends':

Definitions include: acronym for "best friend forever" or "best friends forever".
Definitions include: alternate spelling of frenemy.
Definitions include: very good, excellent, interesting, fun, etc.
Definitions include: friend.
Definitions include: to look out for one's interests or well-being.
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Definitions include: form of address used between females and between gay men.
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Other terms relating to 'hello and other greetings':

Definitions include: what's up, what's going on, not actually a question. more like a statement.
Definitions include: "hello".
Definitions include: a prostitute.
Definitions include: in support of.
Definitions include: a greeting, similar to "What's going on?" A shortened version of "What's up?"
Definitions include: "How is it?"
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Definitions include: inquiry into one's current well-being.
Definitions include: a greeting.
Definitions include: "How are you?"
Definitions include: "what's up".
Definitions include: exclamatory greeting, like saying what's up or what's doing.

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Definitions include: "Jesus Christ and God almighty."
Definitions include: a general exclamation.
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Definitions include: a person who is particularly noteworthy for his or her ability, deserving admiration.
Definitions include: tired.
Definitions include: a general exclamation.

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