1. [ noun ] the sharp sound of snapping noises
Synonyms: crepitation crackling
Related terms: noise crepitation_rale decrepitation crepitate
2. [ verb ] make a crackling sound
Synonyms: crepitate

"My Rice Crispies crackled in the bowl"

Related terms: rattle
3. [ verb ] make crunching noises
Synonyms: crunch scraunch scranch

"his shoes were crunching on the gravel"

Related terms: make_noise
4. [ verb ] make a crunching noise, as of an engine lacking lubricants
Synonyms: thud crunch scrunch scranch scraunch crump
Related terms: go make_noise crump crunch
5. [ verb ] to become, or to cause to become, covered with a network of small cracks;

"The blazing sun crackled the desert sand"

Related terms: change
6. [ adjective ] having the surface decorated with a network of fine cracks, as in crackleware

"a crackle glaze"

Related terms: fancy
7. [ noun ] glazed china with a network of fine cracks on the surface
Synonyms: crackle_china crackleware
Related terms: china
Similar spelling:   crackled