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

oe. crasen to break, fr. scand., perh. through of.; cf. sw. krasa to crackle, sl, to break to pieces, f. to crush, fr. the scand. cf. crash

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.

as noun

  • 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.
  • No antonyms for craze

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