crump

2 ENTRIES FOUND:

1crump

intransitive verb \ˈkrəmp\

Definition of CRUMP

1
:  crunch
2
:  to explode heavily

Examples of CRUMP

  1. <one aerial bomb failed to crump as it landed>

Origin of CRUMP

imitative
First Known Use: 1646

Related to CRUMP

2crump

noun

Definition of CRUMP

1
:  a crunching sound
2
:  shell, bomb

First Known Use of CRUMP

1914

3crump

adjective

Definition of CRUMP

chiefly Scottish
:  brittle

Origin of CRUMP

perhaps alteration of crimp friable
First Known Use: circa 1706

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