[krak-er-bar-uh l] /ˈkræk ərˌbær əl/
of or suggesting the simple rustic informality and directness thought to be characteristic of life in and around a country store:
homespun, cracker-barrel philosophy.
(US) rural; rustic; homespun: a cracker-barrel philosopher
[1877+; fr the archetypical image of rural discussants sitting on or around the cracker barrel in the general store]
[krak-er-ber-ee] /ˈkræk ərˌbɛr i/ noun, plural crackerberries. 1. .
- Cracker bread
noun See lavosh
- Cracker factory
noun phrase A mental hospital; looney bin, nuthouse [1970s+; because insane people are cracked, or in British slang crackers]
[krak-er-jak] /ˈkræk ərˌdʒæk/ Informal. noun 1. a person or thing that shows marked ability or excellence. adjective 2. of marked ability; exceptionally fine. /ˈkrækəˌdʒæk/ adjective 1. excellent noun 2. a person or thing of exceptional quality or ability modifier : He estimates that a crackerjack examiner working under optimum conditions would find 10 to 15 […]