craze

Definitions:

  • To cause to become mentally deranged or obsessed.
  • To produce a network of fine cracks in the surface or glaze of.
  • To become mentally deranged or obsessed.
  • To become covered with fine cracks.
  • A short-lived popular fashion; a fad.
  • A fine crack in a surface or glaze.
  • A crack in the glaze of pottery; a flaw or defect in general.
  • Insanity; craziness; any degree of mental derangement.
  • An inordinate desire or longing; a passion.
  • An unreasoning or capricious liking or affectation of liking, more or less sudden and temporary, and usually shared by a number of persons, especially in society, for something particular, uncommon, peculiar, or curious; a passing whim: as, a <em>craze</em> for old furniture, or for rare coins or heraldry.
  • To break; burst; break in pieces.
  • To crack or split; open in slight cracks or chinks; crackle; specifically, in <em>pottery</em>, to separate or peel off from the body: said of the glaze. See <internalXref urlencoded="crazing">crazing</internalXref>, 2.
  • To become crazy or insane; become shattered in intellect; break down.
  • To break; break in pieces; crush: as, to <internalXref urlencoded="craze">craze</internalXref> tin.
  • To make small cracks in; produce a flaw or flaws in, literally or figuratively.
  • To disorder; confuse; weaken; impair the natural force or energy of.
  • To derange the intellect of; dement; render insane; make crazy.
  • 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.
  • To break into pieces; to crush; to grind to powder. See <xref urlencoded="crase">crase</xref>.
  • To weaken; to impair; to render decrepit.
  • To derange the intellect of; to render insane.
  • 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.
  • A crack in the glaze or enamel such as is caused by exposure of the pottery to great or irregular heat.
  • Craziness; insanity.
  • A strong habitual desire or fancy; a crotchet.
  • A temporary passion or infatuation, as for same new amusement, pursuit, or fashion; as, the bric-a-brac craze; the aesthetic craze.
  • To weaken; to impair; to render decrepit.
  • To derange the intellect of; to render insane.
  • To be crazed, or to act or appear as one that is crazed; to rave; to become insane.
  • To break into pieces; to crush; to grind to powder. See <xref>crase</xref>.
  • To crack, as the glazing of porcelain or pottery.
  • cause to go crazy; cause to lose one's mind
  • develop a fine network of cracks
  • state of violent mental agitation
  • an interest followed with exaggerated zeal
  • a fine crack in a glaze or other surface
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