Nutcracker - meaning and definition. What is Nutcracker
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What (who) is Nutcracker - definition

Crab cracker; Nutcrackers; Lobster cracker; Nutcraker; Nut cracker; Nut-cracker
  • Using a Nutcracker
  • A Crackerjack nutcracker, which uses a ratchet
  • Decorative brass [[populuxe]] nutcracker by the industrial designer [[Maurice Ascalon]]
  • Screw nutcracker with walnuts
  • A collection of fairy tale nutcrackers
  • A variety of figure nutcrackers
  • Lever nutcrackers with hazelnuts

·noun An instrument for cracking nuts.
II. Nutcracker ·noun The American, or Clarke's, nutcracker (Picicorvus Columbianus) of Western North America.
III. Nutcracker ·noun A European bird (Nucifraga caryocatactes), allied to the magpie and crow. Its color is dark brown, spotted with white. It feeds on nuts, seeds, and insects.
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1. (nutcrackers) a device for cracking nuts.
2. a bird of the crow family that feeds on the seeds of conifers. [Genus Nucifraga: two species.]
A nutcracker is a device used to crack the shell of a nut. Nutcrackers can be used to refer to one or more of these devices.



A nutcracker is a tool designed to open nuts by cracking their shells. There are many designs, including levers, screws, and ratchets. The lever version is also used for cracking lobster and crab shells.

A decorative version portrays a person whose mouth forms the jaws of the nutcracker.

Pronunciation examples for Nutcracker
1. of "The Nutcracker."
Rock of Ages _ Adam Shankam _ Talks at Google
2. for "The Nutcracker," right?
The Swan Within _ Meredith Harper Houston _ Talks at Google
3. on either "Nutcracker" or that.
Queen of Hearts _ Brooklyn Cast of Company XIV's _ Talks at Google
4. In "Nutcracker" especially, we all kind of
Queen of Hearts _ Brooklyn Cast of Company XIV's _ Talks at Google
5. We're working on "The Nutcracker" right now.
Star Wars Epic Yarns & Cozy Classics Books _ Holman Wang _ Talks at Google
Examples of use of Nutcracker
1. "The Hillary Clinton nutcracker doll being sold in airports.
2. The nutcracker, costs 10 and is being bought at
3. " ‘The Nutcracker!‘ It‘s being performed here tonight." I could hardly believe our good fortune.
4. Remember the nutcracker denims on that US trip just after George Bush‘s election?
5. "Now we can be together." ×××××××× Luke and Sasha bumped into Russell and Corinne at the Nutcracker.