What does firecracker mean?

Definitions for firecracker
ˈfaɪərˌkræk ərfire·crack·er

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. firecracker, cracker, banger(noun)

    firework consisting of a small explosive charge and fuse in a heavy paper casing


  1. firecracker(n.)

    A small explosive device consisting of a paper or cardboard cylinder having only sufficient explosive mixture to make a loud bang, ignited by a short fuse, and used mostly as an entertainment or in celebrations. Same as Cracker., n., 3.


  1. firecracker(Noun)

    A firework consisting of a string of bangers linked by a fuse designed to emit a series of loud bangs when lit. Traditionally used in Chinese celebrations (e.g. Chinese New Year) to scare off ghosts and bad spirits and to bring good luck.

  2. firecracker(Noun)

    A peanut butter cracker baked with marijuana, similar in concept to a Alice B. Toklas brownie.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Firecracker(noun)

    see Cracker., n., 3


  1. Firecracker

    A firecracker, cracker, noise maker, banger, or bunger is a small explosive device primarily designed to produce a large amount of noise, especially in the form of a loud bang; any visual effect is incidental to this goal. They have fuses, and are wrapped in a heavy paper casing to contain the explosive compound. Firecrackers, along with fireworks, originated in China.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of firecracker in Chaldean Numerology is: 7

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of firecracker in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7

Examples of firecracker in a Sentence

  1. Chang Sunwoo:

    I thought it was a firecracker, so I checked outside.

  2. Simon Flarity:

    A very loud firecracker, and he was not expecting it, whatever combination it was, it was enough to set his already being timid into a flight mode, and I haven't been able to find him since.

Images & Illustrations of firecracker

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