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Crackpots

ˈkræk.pɒt

Meanings of Crackpots:

noun

An eccentric or foolish person.

Usage examples:

People who claim famous past identities are usually dismissed as crackpots
adjective

Eccentric; impractical.

Usage examples:

His head's full of crackpot ideas

Cracks

krak

Meanings of Cracks:

noun

A line on the surface of something along which it has split without breaking apart.

Usage examples:

A hairline crack down the middle of the glass
verb

Break or cause to break without a complete separation of the parts.

Usage examples:

The ice all over the bog had cracked
adjective

Very good or skilful.

Usage examples:

He is a crack shot

Meanings of Cracksman:

noun

A burglar, especially a safe-breaker.

Usage examples:

Cracksmen are on the prowl.

Meanings of Cracksmen:

noun

A burglar, especially a safe-breaker.

Usage examples:

Cracksmen are on the prowl.

Meanings of Crackup:

noun

An emotional breakdown.

Usage examples:

He appeared to be on the verge of a complete crack-up

Meanings of Crackups:

noun

An emotional breakdown.

Usage examples:

He appeared to be on the verge of a complete crack-up

Meanings of Cradle:

noun

A baby's bed or cot, typically one mounted on rockers.

Usage examples:

The baby slept peacefully in its cradle
verb

Hold gently and protectively.

Usage examples:

She cradled his head in her arms

Cradleboard

ˈkreɪd(ə)lbɔːd

Meanings of Cradleboard:

noun

A board to which an infant is strapped, traditionally used by some north american indian peoples.

Usage examples:

They tell about how cradleboards were decorated, and how twins were sometimes looked upon as a sign…

Cradled

ˈkreɪd(ə)l

Meanings of Cradled:

verb

Hold gently and protectively.

Usage examples:

She cradled his head in her arms
noun

A baby's bed or cot, typically one mounted on rockers.

Usage examples:

The baby slept peacefully in its cradle

Cradles

ˈkreɪ.dəl

Meanings of Cradles:

noun

A baby's bed or cot, typically one mounted on rockers.

Usage examples:

The baby slept peacefully in its cradle
verb

Hold gently and protectively.

Usage examples:

She cradled his head in her arms

Cradling

ˈkreɪ.dəl

Meanings of Cradling:

noun

A wooden or iron framework, typically one used as a structural support in a ceiling.

Usage examples:

To ensure rigidity, he reinforces the panels with wooden cradling.
verb

Hold gently and protectively.

Usage examples:

She cradled his head in her arms

Craft

krɑːft

Meanings of Craft:

noun

An activity involving skill in making things by hand.

Usage examples:

The craft of cobbling
verb

Exercise skill in making (an object), typically by hand.

Usage examples:

He crafted the chair lovingly

Crafted

krɑːft

Meanings of Crafted:

verb

Exercise skill in making (an object), typically by hand.

Usage examples:

He crafted the chair lovingly
noun

An activity involving skill in making things by hand.

Usage examples:

The craft of cobbling

Crafter

ˈkrɑːf.tər

Meanings of Crafter:

noun

Someone who makes decorative objects with their hands, especially as a hobby

Usage examples:

She is a keen crafter who enjoys making jewellery and fabric bags., as an expert crafter of fiction…

Craftier

ˈkrɑːf.ti

Meanings of Craftier:

adjective

Clever at achieving one's aims by indirect or deceitful methods.

Usage examples:

A crafty crook faked an injury to escape from prison

Meanings of Craftiest:

adjective

Clever at achieving one's aims by indirect or deceitful methods.

Usage examples:

A crafty crook faked an injury to escape from prison

Craftily

ˈkrɑːf.təl.i

Meanings of Craftily:

adverb

In a way that is clever, and sometimes also slightly dishonest

Usage examples:

His parents had craftily concealed from him the fact that they were planning to rent out his room.,…

Craftiness

ˈkrɑːf.ti.nəs

Meanings of Craftiness:

noun

Behaviour that is clever, and sometimes also slightly dishonest

Usage examples:

She gets her way by a mixture of craftiness and determination., she was delighted at her own crafti…

Meanings of Crafting:

noun

The activity or hobby of making decorative articles by hand.

Usage examples:

Crafting has emerged as a fashionable form of self-expression
verb

Exercise skill in making (an object), typically by hand.

Usage examples:

He crafted the chair lovingly

Meanings of Craftless:

adjective

Lacking skill, ability, or know-how; unskilled; (formerly also) †ignorant (obsolete). later: specifically that lacks training or expertise in a craft or skilled occupation. also occasionally as noun: unskilled people as a class.

Meanings of Craftly:

adjective

Skilful, expert; characterized by or indicative of skill, ingenuity, or expertise; (in later use) characterized by craftsmanship, care, or attention to detail.

adverb

Skilfully, cleverly; in a manner requiring or demonstrating skill, knowledge, or expertise; (in later use) especially in a manner characterized by craftsmanship, care, or attention to detail. frequently modifying an adjective or participle, especially in later use.

Meanings of Craftmanship:

noun

Craftsmanship; expertise, skill, or artistry in a craft or another activity requiring specialist knowledge; quality reflecting this. compare "craftsmanship", which is now the more usual term.

Meanings of Crafts:

noun

An activity involving skill in making things by hand.

Usage examples:

The craft of cobbling
verb

Exercise skill in making (an object), typically by hand.

Usage examples:

He crafted the chair lovingly

Craftsman

ˈkrɑːf(t)smən

Meanings of Craftsman:

noun

A worker skilled in a particular craft.

Usage examples:

The tiles are handmade by trained craftsmen

Meanings of Craftsmanlike:

adjective

Resembling or characteristic of a craftsman; displaying or indicative of practised skill or expertise; (also with negative implication) competent but lacking in artistry.

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