Main meanings of crickle in English

: crickle1crickle2

crickle1

Pronunciation /?kr?kl/

noun

  • A thin, sharp crackling sound.

Origin

Early 20th century; earliest use found in Yale Sheffield Monthly. From crickle.

Main meanings of crickle in English

: crickle1crickle2

crickle2

Pronunciation /?kr?kl/

verb

  • To make a thin, sharp sound; to emit a succession of such sounds.

Origin

Mid 19th century. Alteration of crackle, probably with imitative motivation, the higher vowel being intended to convey a sharper cracking sound.