adjective crum·my \ˈkrə-mē\

: not pleasant

: not of good quality

: not well or happy

crum·mi·er also crumb·i·ercrumb·i·est

Full Definition of CRUMMY

obsolete :  crumbly
:  very poor or inferior :  lousy <crummy weather> <has a crummy job>
crum·mi·ness noun

Variants of CRUMMY

crum·my also crumby \ˈkrə-mē\

Examples of CRUMMY

  1. <the dry cleaners did a crummy job of pressing my suit>

Origin of CRUMMY

Middle English crumme
First Known Use: 1567

Related to CRUMMY

bastard, bush, bush-league, bad (also crumby), deficient, dissatisfactory, ill, inferior, lame, lousy, off, paltry, poor, punk, sour, suboptimal, subpar, substandard, unacceptable, unsatisfactory, wack [slang], wanting, wretched, wrong
acceptable, adequate, all right, decent, fine, OK (or okay), passable, respectable, satisfactory, standard, tolerable
CRUMMIER Defined for Kids


adjective crum·my \ˈkrə-mē\

Definition of CRUMMY for Kids

:  very poor <The worker did a crummy job.>


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