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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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Other terms relating to 'computer slang':

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Definitions include: acronym for "you are not a lawyer."
Definitions include: acronym for "get the fuck out", an expression of disbelief.
Definitions include: a programming language with strict, static typing.
Definitions include: acronym of "go fuck yourself."
Definitions include: to terminate an account because the account-holder violated the Terms of Service.
Definitions include: a website with little or no content, consisting of mostly (or entirely) links to other websites.
Definitions include: on the web, for many sites to link to a particular website using a particular phrase, such that the particular website is the first result when searching for the phrase.
Definitions include: acronym for "talk to the hand".
Definitions include: the words and phrases that are (mostly) unique to communication on the world wide web.
Definitions include: phrasing used to espouse the belief that something is (or should be) considered a bad idea.
Definitions include: acronym for "falling off chair, rolling on floor, laughing out loud".
Definitions include: a member of the computer subculture which trades in illegal copies of copyrighted software.

Other terms relating to 'friend, friends':

Definitions include: one of your good buddies that is also a neighbor, or a neighbor that you become tight with.
Definitions include: a friend or acquaintance.
Definitions include: friend. Pronounced "hood-ee" or "whoa-dee."
Definitions include: Friend, best friend, buddy.
Definitions include: acronym for "best friend(s) forever".
Definitions include: a person who is a little odd, or can be a term of affection for a friend.
Definitions include: a female friend.
Definitions include: friend.
Definitions include: a young person or child.
Definitions include: marijuana.
Definitions include: friends who have sex (or other sexual contact) with each other.
Definitions include: See also my boy.
Definitions include: homey, friend.
Definitions include: very good, excellent, interesting, fun, etc.
Definitions include: "mate", i.e. friend.

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?"
Definitions include: greetings.
Definitions include: "What's going on?"
Definitions include: "what's up".
Definitions include: a combination of the word 'sup and the word b.
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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Other terms relating to 'cracker':

Definitions include: "Jesus Christ and God almighty."
Definitions include: a general exclamation.
Definitions include: a low rider car which is noted for its "thuggish" looks.
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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