nounmass nounmainly Irish
Enjoyable social activity; a good time.‘he loves the craic, the late nights’
- ‘it was great craic and I look forward to it this year again’
1970s Irish, from English crack (sense 4 of the noun). The English word apparently entered Irish English from Scots in the mid 20th century and subsequently assumed an Irish Gaelic form.
Are You Learning English? Here Are Our Top English Tips