- To make a series of slight, sudden, sharp noises.
- To emit a series of slight, sudden, sharp sounds or pops.
The word crackle comes from the old english word "cracian" which means "to make a sharp noise" and it first appeared in the english language in the 14th century.
- The fire crackled in the fireplace.
- The ice on the pond crackled as the children walked on it.
- The radio crackled with static.
- The sound of crackling leaves underfoot.
- The sound of crackling firewood in the campfire.