What does craze mean?

Definitions for craze
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Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word craze.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. fad, craze, furor, furore, cult, rage(noun)

    an interest followed with exaggerated zeal

    "he always follows the latest fads"; "it was all the rage that season"

  2. craze, delirium, frenzy, fury, hysteria(noun)

    state of violent mental agitation

  3. craze(verb)

    a fine crack in a glaze or other surface

  4. madden, craze(verb)

    cause to go crazy; cause to lose one's mind

  5. craze(verb)

    develop a fine network of cracks

    "Crazed ceramics"

Wiktionary

  1. craze(Noun)

    Craziness; insanity.

    Etymology: From crasen. See crase

  2. craze(Noun)

    A strong habitual desire or fancy; a crotchet.

    Etymology: From crasen. See crase

  3. craze(Noun)

    A temporary passion or infatuation, as for same new amusement, pursuit, or fashion; as, the bric-a-brac craze; the aesthetic craze.

    Etymology: From crasen. See crase

  4. craze(Verb)

    To weaken; to impair; to render decrepit.

    Etymology: From crasen. See crase

  5. craze(Verb)

    To derange the intellect of; to render insane.

    Etymology: From crasen. See crase

  6. craze(Verb)

    To be crazed, or to act or appear as one that is crazed; to rave; to become insane.

    Etymology: From crasen. See crase

  7. craze(Verb)

    To break into pieces; to crush; to grind to powder. See crase.

    Etymology: From crasen. See crase

  8. craze(Verb)

    To crack, as the glazing of porcelain or pottery.

    Etymology: From crasen. See crase

Webster Dictionary

  1. Craze(verb)

    to break into pieces; to crush; to grind to powder. See Crase

    Etymology: [OE. crasen to break, fr. Scand., perh. through OF.; cf. Sw. krasa to crackle, sl i kras, to break to pieces, F. craser to crush, fr. the Scand. Cf. Crash.]

  2. Craze(verb)

    to weaken; to impair; to render decrepit

    Etymology: [OE. crasen to break, fr. Scand., perh. through OF.; cf. Sw. krasa to crackle, sl i kras, to break to pieces, F. craser to crush, fr. the Scand. Cf. Crash.]

  3. Craze(verb)

    to derange the intellect of; to render insane

    Etymology: [OE. crasen to break, fr. Scand., perh. through OF.; cf. Sw. krasa to crackle, sl i kras, to break to pieces, F. craser to crush, fr. the Scand. Cf. Crash.]

  4. Craze(verb)

    to be crazed, or to act or appear as one that is crazed; to rave; to become insane

    Etymology: [OE. crasen to break, fr. Scand., perh. through OF.; cf. Sw. krasa to crackle, sl i kras, to break to pieces, F. craser to crush, fr. the Scand. Cf. Crash.]

  5. Craze(verb)

    to crack, as the glazing of porcelain or pottery

    Etymology: [OE. crasen to break, fr. Scand., perh. through OF.; cf. Sw. krasa to crackle, sl i kras, to break to pieces, F. craser to crush, fr. the Scand. Cf. Crash.]

  6. Craze(noun)

    craziness; insanity

    Etymology: [OE. crasen to break, fr. Scand., perh. through OF.; cf. Sw. krasa to crackle, sl i kras, to break to pieces, F. craser to crush, fr. the Scand. Cf. Crash.]

  7. Craze(noun)

    a strong habitual desire or fancy; a crotchet

    Etymology: [OE. crasen to break, fr. Scand., perh. through OF.; cf. Sw. krasa to crackle, sl i kras, to break to pieces, F. craser to crush, fr. the Scand. Cf. Crash.]

  8. Craze(noun)

    a temporary passion or infatuation, as for same new amusement, pursuit, or fashion; as, the bric-a-brac craze; the aesthetic craze

    Etymology: [OE. crasen to break, fr. Scand., perh. through OF.; cf. Sw. krasa to crackle, sl i kras, to break to pieces, F. craser to crush, fr. the Scand. Cf. Crash.]

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Craze

    krāz, v.t. to weaken: to derange (applied to the intellect): (obs.) to break.—v.i. to become mad.—n. a crack or flaw: insanity.—adj. Crazed, deranged.—adv. Craz′ily.—ns. Craz′iness; Craz′ing-mill, a mill for crushing tin-ore.—adj. Craz′y, frail: insane: demented. [Scand.; Sw. krasa, Dan. krase, to crackle; whence also Fr. écraser, to crush.]

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of craze in Chaldean Numerology is: 9

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of craze in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8

Examples of craze in a Sentence

  1. Anuj Somany:

    A person who has a craze to praise only own face remains in the people’s mind and notably they want to derive only own benefits from him/her, but one who does always as good as he says to raise the life’s standards stays in others’ heart and noticeably they hardly appreciates directly to him/her

  2. Monica Rudiger:

    It's become a craze, i appreciate the exposure but I hope the message is long-lasting that animal cruelty is real and this is just one guy who's experienced it.

  3. Anuj Somany:

    A person who is truly worth trusting hardly appreciates the praise from the people on own dress or face, but sadly most have craze to find one or the other ways to get only the same from all in own network.

  4. Brad Kuehl:

    We are just having fun with the craze.

  5. Estelle Bright:

    London is still in the grip of the flat white craze, but cappuccinos are similarly popular.

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