Definitions for crackers
This page provides all possible meanings and translations of the word crackers
balmy, barmy, bats, batty, bonkers, buggy, cracked, crackers, daft, dotty, fruity, haywire, kooky, kookie, loco, loony, loopy, nuts, nutty, round the bend, around the bend, wacky, whacky(adj)
informal or slang terms for mentally irregular
"it used to drive my husband balmy"
Origin: From firecrackers in the head. Originally "He's got the crackers" then "He's gone crackers". Started as UK naval usage in the 1920's.
Crackers is a 1984 American film directed by Louis Malle. It was entered into the 34th Berlin International Film Festival. Written by Jeffrey Fiskin, the film is about a group of small-time out-of-luck thieves, led by the unemployed Weslake, who attempt to rob the neighborhood pawn shop owned by the greedy Garvey. It's a remake of the Italian film Big Deal on Madonna Street directed by Mario Monicelli.
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