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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: commercial software available for piracy on the same day it is released to the public.
Definitions include: of an ongoing task, performed slowly over time, when nothing is claiming one's immediate attention.
Definitions include: of software, poorly built due to the accumulation of code written over a long period of time.
Definitions include: acronym for "my reaction when".
Definitions include: in an online community, a second account created by an account-holder.
Definitions include: acronym for "this is not legal advice".
Definitions include: to deal with urgent problems (usually at work.)
Definitions include: in computing, of a data transformation, one which does not retain all of the data.
Definitions include: acronym for "not work safe".
Definitions include: "okay, thanks, bye."
Definitions include: a l33t hax0r.
Definitions include: video log, running series of short videos posted online.
Definitions include: alternate spelling of kludge.
Definitions include: Alternate spelling of own.
Definitions include: to hack, with the result being something quickly and sloppily created, or modified to solve a particular problem.

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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