What is crisp?

  • (verb): Make brown and crisp by heating.
    Example: "Crisp potatoes"
    Synonyms: toast
    See also — Additional definitions below

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More definitions of "crisp":

  • (adj): Brief and to the point; effectively cut short.
    Example: "A crisp retort"
    Synonyms: curt, laconic, terse
  • (adj): Pleasingly firm and fresh and making a crunching noise when chewed.
    Example: "Crisp carrot and celery sticks"
    Synonyms: firm, crunchy
  • (adj): Pleasantly cold and invigorating; ('parky' is a British term).
    Example: "Crisp clear nights and frosty mornings"
    Synonyms: frosty, nipping, nippy, snappy, parky
  • (adj): Tender and brittle.
    Example: "Crisp potato chips"
    Synonyms: crispy
  • (adj): (of something seen or heard) clearly defined.
    Example: "The crisp snap of dry leaves underfoot"
    Synonyms: sharp

Famous quotes containing the word crisp:

    The young always have the same problem—how to rebel and conform at the same time. They have now solved this by defying their parents and copying one another.
    —Quentin Crisp (b. 1908)

    My mother protected me from the world and my father threatened me with it.
    —Quentin Crisp (b. 1908)

    It is explained that all relationships require a little give and take. This is untrue. Any partnership demands that we give and give and give and at the last, as we flop into our graves exhausted, we are told that we didn’t give enough.
    —Quentin Crisp (b. 1908)