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, ragenoun

    an interest followed with exaggerated zeal

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

  2. craze, delirium, frenzy, fury, hysterianoun

    state of violent mental agitation

  3. crazeverb

    a fine crack in a glaze or other surface

  4. madden, crazeverb

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

  5. crazeverb

    develop a fine network of cracks

    "Crazed ceramics"

Wiktionary

  1. crazenoun

    Craziness; insanity.

    Etymology: From crasen. See crase

  2. crazenoun

    A strong habitual desire or fancy; a crotchet.

    Etymology: From crasen. See crase

  3. crazenoun

    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. crazeverb

    To weaken; to impair; to render decrepit.

    Etymology: From crasen. See crase

  5. crazeverb

    To derange the intellect of; to render insane.

    Etymology: From crasen. See crase

  6. crazeverb

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

    Etymology: From crasen. See crase

  7. crazeverb

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

    Etymology: From crasen. See crase

  8. crazeverb

    To crack, as the glazing of porcelain or pottery.

    Etymology: From crasen. See crase

Webster Dictionary

  1. Crazeverb

    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. Crazeverb

    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. Crazeverb

    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. Crazeverb

    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. Crazeverb

    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. Crazenoun

    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. Crazenoun

    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. Crazenoun

    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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  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. Wang Jianlin:

    We still haven't seen a real craze here or a generation blindly following Mickey Mouse of Donald Duck.

  2. Estelle Bright:

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

  3. Link Starbureiy:

    Conquest is the symptom of a craze.

  4. 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.

  5. David Verner-Jeffreys:

    It was a bit of a craze people got excited about, and then they moved on to the next thing, we did have some concerns about the welfare of these animals being transported around the world, often by people with limited experience.

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    • A. appellative
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