craic

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N-SING
If you are talking about something that you did and you say `the craic was great', or `it was a good craic', you mean that you had a really good time, especially because everyone was talking, joking, and laughing. [IRISH, INFORMAL]

I have enjoyed every minute. The craic has been great...

They go to the pubs not for the drink alone, but for the crack.

(in BRIT, also use crack)

English dictionary. 2008.

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  • Craic — or crack is a term for fun, entertainment, and enjoyable conversation, particularly prominent in Ireland.[1][2] It is often used with the definite article – the craic.[1] The word has an unusual history; the form craic was borrowed into Irish… …   Wikipedia

  • craic — see ↑crack (n) …   Useful english dictionary

  • craic — noun fun, especially through enjoyable company, a pleasant conversation. He nursed bottled water and listened to the accents, the stories, the craic …   Wiktionary

  • craic — I Everyday English Slang in Ireland n (pronounced crack) fun time and good conversation II Irish Slang (pronounced crack) fun time III Mid Ulster English banter, fun, gossip, news (eg. What s the crack?) From Scots or northern English. Originally …   English dialects glossary

  • craic — Irish slang. Unfortunately, also crack and pronounced as such. Hard to translate, roughly meaning fun. We had great craic that night …   Dictionary of american slang

  • craic — • something that is a laugh eg. It ll be a right craic . Of Irish origin …   Londonisms dictionary

  • craic — n. (Irish Slang) enjoyment, fun, pleasure …   English contemporary dictionary

  • craic — noun variant spelling of crack (in sense 4) …   English new terms dictionary

  • craic — UK [kræk] / US noun [singular/uncountable] Irish informal a pleasant conversation or enjoyable time …   English dictionary

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