Definition and Meanings for craze
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Part of Speech of craze
transitive verb, imperfect, past participle, present participle, verbal noun, intransitive verb, noun
Etymology of craze
Meaning of craze
as transitive verb, imperfect, past participle, present participle, verbal noun
- to break into pieces; to crush; to grind to powder. see crase.
- to weaken; to impair; to render decrepit.
- to derange the intellect of; to render insane.
as intransitive verb
- to be crazed, or to act or appear as one that is crazed; to rave; to become insane.
- to crack, as the glazing of porcelain or pottery.
- craziness; insanity.
- a strong habitual desire or fancy; a crotchet.
- a temporary passion or infatuation, as for same new amusement, pursuit, or fashion; a fad; as, the bric-a-brac craze; the craze.
- a crack in the glaze or enamel such as is caused by exposure of the pottery to great or irregular heat.