View definitions for crackling


adjective as in crunchy

Discover More

Example Sentences

Two or three minutes later, the crackling boom of incoming mortars broke up her thoughts.

From Time

Things to consider when buying a baby monitorGone are the days when monitors were little more than CB radios delivering crackling noises that might be your child crying or might just be static interference.

A cleaner method arrived in 1965, when researchers detected a faint crackling of microwaves coming from every direction in space.

He also said he had extreme pain in his ear and heard constant crackling.

If the fans filtering the air had stopped, I felt that I might have heard the crackling of millions of miles of mycelium running through its food.

His movie producer character, Bobby Gould, is restrained but still crackling with energy.

He has a lean, crackling energy about him, a sense of dramatic flourish, a resonant voice that is not unaware of its own music.

They danced to music pounding from the crackling speakers, sipped beers and then parted.

Oulson can be heard gurgling, gasping, his lungs crackling, the sounds of someone drowning in his own blood.

Zosia Mamet is spectacular in the second episode on premiere night, showing off some crackling comedic timing.

It was not long before a fire was crackling cheerily and bacon was spitting in a frying pan over the blaze.

But her ears magnified a thousandfold each crackling of a log and each creak of the floor sent expectant shivers along her spine.

They both looked up and listened to the crackling of the electricity above their heads.

There was a sudden sound of steps and crackling twigs in the grove behind us, and Buster emerged up the path, hot on our scent.

The great roasts are simmering and crackling on the spits, while the vegetables of potatoes, chestnuts and peas are boiling.


On this page you'll find 5 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to crackling, such as: crisp, crispy, crumbly, and crusty.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.