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fire +‎ cracker


  • IPA(key): /ˈfaɪə(ɹ)ˌkɹækə(ɹ)/
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firecracker (plural firecrackers)

  1. A small explosive device, typically containing a small amount of gunpowder in a tightly-wound roll of paper, primarily designed to produce a large bang.
  2. A peanut butter cracker baked with marijuana, similar in concept to an Alice B. Toklas brownie.
  3. A person or thing that is exciting and/or unpredictable.
    • 2022 November 21, David Hytner, The Guardian[1]:
      Jude Bellingham became the nation’s second youngest World Cup scorer behind Michael Owen when he started the rout – the centrepiece of a performance of power, skill and precision – while Bukayo Saka deserved his two goals, the first a firecracker, as he radiated menace with his every involvement.

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