adjective \ˈkrəs-tē\

: harsh and unfriendly

of food : having a thick or crisp crust

: having a crust : having a hard surface layer


Full Definition of CRUSTY

:  having or being a crust
:  giving an effect of surly incivility in address or disposition
crust·i·ly \-tə-lē\ adverb
crust·i·ness \-tē-nəs\ noun

Examples of CRUSTY

  1. a basket of warm, crusty bread
  2. We could see deer tracks in the crusty snow bank.

First Known Use of CRUSTY

14th century

Rhymes with CRUSTY


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