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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

v. - Make a crackling sound.

Usage examples (6)
  • You will take care to open your mouth, crepitate shoo shoo to Band-aid dollop.
  • Kate could hardly remember now the dry rigid pallor of the heat, when the whole earth seemed to crepitate viciously with dry malevolence: like memory gone dry and...
  • He also missed the essential semantic component of to crepitate, namely, ` to expell gas noisily, 'regardless of whether as a burp or a fart.
  • As a matter of historical interest, the obsolete crepitate was used in the 19th century, but the term did not specify whether the gas being discharged was gastric or rectal. for more
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