PRONUNCIATION: (krak, pronounced as the word crack)

MEANING: noun: Good times involving pleasant company, enjoyable conversation, etc.

ETYMOLOGY: From Irish craic. It was a borrowing from English crack, respelled as craic, and then reborrowed into English. Earliest documented use: 1972.

CRAGIC - a situation so sad it makes you cry

CRA, INC - a company that makes supercomputers

CrA1c - glycosylated creatinine, a measure kidney function in diabetics. Compare HbA1c, glycosylated hemoglobin