crackling

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English[edit]

Noun[edit]

crackling ‎(countable and uncountable, plural cracklings)

  1. (cooking, in the singular in Britain, in the plural in US) Fat that, after roasting a joint, hardens and crispens.
    • Lamb
      For the first time in his life he tasted crackling.
  2. The making of small, sharp cracks or reports, frequently repeated.
    the bangs and cracklings of fireworks
  3. (obsolete, in the plural) Food for dogs, made from the refuse of tallow melting.

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Verb[edit]

crackling

  1. present participle of crackle