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Irish word for fun/enjoyment that has been brought into the English language. usu. when mixed with alcohol and/or music.
'Bhi craic agus ceol againn' : We had fun and music.
Fun doesn't really cut it though. General banter, good times had by all.
Also, a person who is good fun/great company.
It was great craic.
She's great craic when she gets going.
He's great craic when he has a few pints on him.
What's the craic?
How's the craic?
The craic was mighty.

Note: Very tricky to get away with saying this in the US without getting strange looks for police officers.
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Irish word, refers to good times, as well as scandal/gossip/goings on. No real English equivalent.
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What's the crack? What's the craic?
Officialy: What's the craic? Craic being an Irish language word for good times/ gossip/music/ drinking/ debauchery of any kind/ or good clean fun.
Not specifically linked to crack of the crack-cocaine definition.
If asked this question by an Irish person, you are expected to give a reply which includes information on how you are, what you are doing, where are you going, with whom are you going there, have you any interesting gossip one might like to hear about, and so on. It is a question to which there are many possible answers, and it is used with great frequency on the Emerald Isle.

Can be used in a variety of ways:
1. Q: What's the crack?
Possible Ans: The craic's great/grand... I've got a new job workin'wi' the council. I got steamin drunk last night and ended up went with that Paddy Doherty from the co-op and I'm wrecked today. Any craic wi' you? OR There's no craic at all. Any craic with you? (i.e. nothing interesting happening here at all)

2. Q:How was the party last night?
Ans: It was brilliant craic .....and so on

3. Q: Where's the craic?
Ans: Try Mickey D's house, there's a session going on there (night of drink/ women/ music etc)

4. Q: Any craic?
Answer: Yes, did you not hear the craic? Mary from Shantallow is up the duff (pregnant)
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the word craic has many, many meanings. it can be a description of a night out that was brilliant e.g. last night was great craic. Or if you say 'we were having the craic with those girls' means that we were having a laugh and banter with those girls. one can also say 'how was the craic?' to enquire 'was it good' to which one answers 'the craic was 90' if it was good or 'it was no craic' if it was not enjoyable
How's the craic?
She's some craic. (meaning 'she is lots of fun')
the craic is 90.
we had the craic with those women.
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The Craic (Pronounced ‘crack’) – An Irish word with no direct translation in English. Means partying, enjoying the company of others, having a good time and a fair amount more.

One elder statesman of the London Irish community advised us that "Craic" is an acronym as follows;

Ceol(Music)
Rince(Dance)
Amhrain(Songs)
Inis Scealta(Storytelling)
Cainte(Gossip)

What's the craic? - translates as "Any gossip?"
The craic was ninety - Dublin expression, it can be no better
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Irish word for banter, having a good time.
Now used in colloquial English for describing a night out drinking.
The craic's tremendous
The craic's horrendous
Her craic was tremendous
His craic was horrendous
It was a good craic
What's the craic?
How was the craic?
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