Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun crackle

2 senses of crackle

Sense 1
crackle, crackling, crepitation -- (the sharp sound of snapping noises)
       => noise -- (sound of any kind (especially unintelligible or dissonant sound); "he enjoyed the street noises"; "they heard indistinct noises of people talking"; "during the firework display that ended the gala the noise reached 98 decibels")

Sense 2
crackle, crackleware, crackle china -- (glazed china with a network of fine cracks on the surface)
       => china -- (high quality porcelain originally made only in China)

Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of verb crackle

3 senses of crackle

Sense 1
crepitate, crackle -- (make a crackling sound; "My Rice Krispies crackled in the bowl")
       => rattle -- (make short successive sounds)

Sense 2
crunch, scranch, scraunch, crackle -- (make a crushing noise; "his shoes were crunching on the gravel")
       => make noise, resound, noise -- (emit a noise)

Sense 3
crackle -- (to become, or to cause to become, covered with a network of small cracks; "The blazing sun crackled the desert sand")
       => change, alter, vary -- (become different in some particular way, without permanently losing one's or its former characteristics or essence; "her mood changes in accordance with the weather"; "The supermarket's selection of vegetables varies according to the season")

Antonyms of adj crackle

1 sense of crackle

Sense 1
crackle -- (having the surface decorated with a network of fine cracks, as in crackleware; "a crackle glaze")

INDIRECT (VIA fancy) -> plain -- (not elaborate or elaborated; simple; "plain food"; "stuck to the plain facts"; "a plain blue suit"; "a plain rectangular brick building")

Similarity of adj crackle

1 sense of crackle

Sense 1
crackle -- (having the surface decorated with a network of fine cracks, as in crackleware; "a crackle glaze")
       => fancy (vs. plain) -- (not plain; decorative or ornamented; "fancy handwriting"; "fancy clothes")

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