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Etymology 1


From Middle English craky, equivalent to crack +‎ -y.



cracky (comparative crackier, superlative crackiest)

  1. Having lots of cracks.
  2. (slang) crazy, mad
    I know my idea seems cracky, but it has potential.
  3. (slang) Resembling or characterised by crack cocaine; addicted to crack
    I don't know if I want to trust her: she looks kinda cracky.
  4. Well maintained and attractive; sharp.
    • 1920, Eugene O'Neill, Beyond the Horizon, Act II, Scene ii, page 111:
      In a couple of years down there I’ll make my pile, see if I don’t; and then I’ll come back and settle down and turn this farm to the crackiest place in the whole state.
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Etymology 2


Alteration of democrat +‎ -y.



cracky (plural crackies)

  1. (US, slang) Democrat.
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