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Definition of crispus

"crispus" is probably misspelled. Trying crisp instead Definition of crisp

1. crisp [ a ] (of something seen or heard) clearly defined
Examples: "a sharp photographic image" "the sharp crack of a twig" "the crisp snap of dry leaves underfoot"

Used in print:

(The Times-Picayune, [New Orleans]...)

They come in crisp basket_weaves in natural honey hues , along with lacy open weaves with a lustre finish in natural , white , black and a whole range of colors .

At the left is a pair of dressy straw pumps in a light , but crisp texture .

Synonyms sharp crisp Related Terms distinct

2. crisp [ n ] a thin crisp slice of potato fried in deep fat

Used in print:

(T. C. McClary, "The Flooded Desert," Argosy,...)

`` I might have starved , but at_least I would n't be fried to a crisp and soaked with dirt '' !

Synonyms crisp Saratoga_chip potato_chip chip Related Terms snack_food toast

3. crisp [ a ] pleasantly cold and invigorating
Examples: "crisp clear nights and frosty mornings" "a nipping wind" "a nippy fall day" "snappy weather" (`parky' is a British term)

Synonyms frosty nipping nippy snappy parky crisp Related Terms UK cold

4. Crisp [ n ] Last name, frequency rank in the U.S. is 2214

Synonyms Crisp

5. crisp [ a ] brief and to the point; effectively cut short
Examples: "a crisp retort" "a response so curt as to be almost rude" "the laconic reply `yes'" "short and terse and easy to understand"

Synonyms terse curt laconic crisp Related Terms concise

6. crisp [ a ] in small tight curls

Synonyms frizzly frizzy kinky nappy crisp Related Terms curly

7. crisp [ a ] pleasingly firm and fresh and making a crunching noise when chewed
Examples: "crisp carrot and celery sticks" "a firm apple" "crunchy lettuce"

Synonyms firm crunchy crisp Related Terms fresh

8. crisp [ a ] tender and brittle
Examples: "crisp potato chips"

Synonyms crispy crisp Related Terms tender

9. crisp [ v ] make wrinkles or creases into a smooth surface
Examples: "The dress got wrinkled"

Synonyms wrinkle crease crinkle scrunch scrunch_up crisp ruckle Related Terms fold pucker pucker wrinkle

10. crisp [ v ] make brown and crisp by heating
Examples: "toast bread" "crisp potatoes"

Synonyms toast crisp Related Terms heat cooking toaster toasting

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