cream-crackered


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cream-crackered

adj
slang Brit exhausted
[C20: rhyming slang for knackered]
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Now she's so cream-crackered no one listens to her and she mopes around wiv a long boat.
"I think if I can get through the Vuelta in good shape and get to the end not completely cream-crackered and with good legs, it will be good preparation heading into the world championships."
"And then I saw ex-Town player Andy Booth come past me, so I shouted - 'Hey Andy you're a lot faster than me!' "I was so cream-crackered, I had half a lager in the bar afterwards."
It's obvious that half of them are cream-crackered at the moment.
For a start they took place early enough in the day for me not to feel totally cream-crackered. They gave me the chance to take a good look at the new friends my kids had made, and to cosy up to the school gate mums who I only saw once a week.
Then we'd still get our traditional football fix but without substandard teams or cream-crackered players.
I'M A Celebrity winner Joe Pasquale arrived back in the UK last night and declared he was cream-crackered.
Manager Sam Allardyce sent out his men well aware that many of the Gunners they were facing were cream-crackered from being taken to the wire by Wigan 72 hours earlier.
Sam Allardyce sent out his men well aware that many of the Gunners were cream-crackered from being taken to the wire by Wigan 72 hours earlier.
Thierry Henry admitted yesterday that the team is cream-crackered. Newcastle look great value at 11-5.
He was completely cream-crackered after puffing up several flights of stairs.