Definition of oyster cracker in US English:

oyster cracker


  • A small, round soda cracker served with soup, oysters, etc.

    • ‘Remove bay leaf before serving; top with parsley and serve with oyster crackers.’
    • ‘Finally he brought out a two mugs of hot chocolate and little oyster crackers in a basket.’
    • ‘New England Clam Chowder with oyster crackers would also be a fitting selection.’
    • ‘Some examples of this sort are the small oyster cracker, used on top of seafood chowders, and the crackers known as ship's biscuit (or pilot biscuit or sea biscuit).’