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crisp

crisp

 
 
pronunciation:
krIsp
parts of speech:
adjective, transitive verb & intransitive verb, noun
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part of speech: adjective
inflections: crisper, crispest
definition 1: firm but brittle, as a cracker.
synonyms:
crackly, crunchy
antonyms:
soft
similar words:
breakable, brittle, crumbly, friable
definition 2: firm and fresh.
crisp salad greens
synonyms:
crunchy, hard
similar words:
firm, fresh
definition 3: brisk.
a crisp breezea crisp manner
synonyms:
brisk
similar words:
bracing, cold, cool, dry, nippy, stimulating
definition 4: succinct and clear.
a crisp summary of the facts
synonyms:
brief, clear, concise, snappy, succinct
antonyms:
rambling
similar words:
clean, confident, incisive, neat, pithy, precise, quick, short, simple
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part of speech: transitive verb & intransitive verb
inflections: crisped, crisping, crisps
definition: to make or become crisp.
synonyms:
toast
similar words:
brown, rejuvenate, restore, revitalize
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: a baked fruit dessert with a crisp crumb topping.
apple crisp
similar words:
brown betty, cobbler
definition 2: (chiefly British) a very thin slice of potato that is deep-fried and seasoned with salt and sometimes other flavorings; potato chip.
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derivations: crisply (adv.), crisper (n.), crispness (n.)