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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':

Definitions include: acronym for "kiss my teeth".
Definitions include: acronym for "age, sex, location, religion".
Definitions include: the breakage of links on the web as their targets disappear.
Definitions include: something that is so exceptionally good or fun it could be as addictive as crack (i.e. crack cocaine).
Definitions include: missing or misplaced.
Definitions include: acronym for "in my experience".
Definitions include: acronym for "love you lots".
Definitions include: something that reveals important plot elements or details from a work of fiction or non-fiction.
Definitions include: to repair or fix something that has been hosed.
Definitions include: in a non-computing context, to search.
Definitions include: acronym for "best friend(s) for life".
Definitions include: to work on a pre-existing problem, program, or piece of source code.
Definitions include: acronym for "real life".
Definitions include: software that is free to share with others and is - at least initially - free to use.
Definitions include: acronym "not your personal army".

Other terms relating to 'friend, friends':

Definitions include: variant of bro.
Definitions include: a friend.
Definitions include: a friend or associate, (mainly used with males).
Definitions include: a person who is both a friend and an enemy.
Definitions include: a girl that a guy thinks very highly of and cares about.
Definitions include: Also used as 'neezy' as in the phrase "Fo' sheezy my neezy."
Definitions include: a female travel-companion.
Definitions include: friend; "dude".
Definitions include: affectionate form of address or reference for one's significant other.
Definitions include: friend.
Definitions include: a friend who puts in a good word with any prospective "significant other" of the opposite sex.
Definitions include: friend.
Definitions include: a friend who one isn't dating but "bangs" (i.e. has sex with); "friend with benefits".
Definitions include: "mate", i.e. friend.
Definitions include: a female 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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