- a woman viewed sexually by a manLiterally, the crisp and tasty outside of roast pork. She is usually described as a bit or piece of crackling.
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Crackling — Crac kling (kr?k kl?ng), n. 1. The making of small, sharp cracks or reports, frequently repeated. [1913 Webster] As the crackling of thorns under a pot, so is the laughter of the fool. Eccl. vii. 6. [1913 Webster] 2. The well browned, crisp rind… … The Collaborative International Dictionary of English
crackling — || krÃ¦klÉªÅ‹ n. sharp sound of snapping noises; sharp popping noise; crisp rind of roasted pork (British use) crackÂ·le || krÃ¦kl v. make snapping sounds, snap, pop … English contemporary dictionary
crackling — ► NOUN ▪ the crisp fatty skin of roast pork … English terms dictionary
crackling — [krak′liŋ; ] for 2, usually [, krak′lin] n. 1. the producing of a succession of slight, sharp popping sounds 2. a) the browned, crisp rind of roast pork b) [pl.] the crisp part remaining after hog fat or poultry fat has been rendered … English World dictionary
crackling — n British an attractive female, or women in general seen as sex objects. This male expres sion was particularly popular in the 1950s and early 1960s, usually in the phrase a bit of crackling . It derives from the idea of pork crackling being a… … Contemporary slang
crackling — noun Date: 1599 1. a series of small sharp cracks or reports < the crackling of frozen snow as we walk > 2. the crisp residue left after the rendering of lard from fat or the frying or roasting of the skin (as of pork) usually used in plural … New Collegiate Dictionary
crackling — adj. Crackling is used with these nouns: ↑fire, ↑flame … Collocations dictionary
crackling — crack|ling [ˈkræklıŋ] n 1.) [singular, U] the sound made by something when it crackles ▪ There was silence except for the crackling of the fire. 2.) [U] BrE the hard skin on a piece of pig meat when it has been cooked for a long time 3.)… … Dictionary of contemporary English
crackling — crack|ling [ kræklıŋ ] noun 1. ) singular or uncount the sound that something makes when it crackles: the crackling of dried leaves underfoot 2. ) cracklings plural hard pieces of cooked skin from a pig, used as food … Usage of the words and phrases in modern English
crackling — noun 1 (singular) the sound made by something when it crackles: There was a silence after that, except for the crackling of the fire. 2 BrE cracklings AmE (U) the hard skin of a pig when it has been cooked and is easily broken … Longman dictionary of contemporary English