a bit of crumpet

noun phrase
Updated on: 15 Nov 2017

Definition of a bit of crumpet

British, informal + sometimes offensive
: a person who is sexually attractive
  • He's looking for a bit of crumpet.

Word by Word Definitions

bit play
  1. : the biting or cutting edge or part of a tool

  2. : a replaceable part of a compound tool that actually performs the function (such as drilling or boring) for which the whole tool is designed

  3. : the jaws (see 1jaw 2a) of tongs or pincers

  1. : to put part of a bridle in the mouth of (a horse) : to put a bit (see 1bit 2a) in the mouth of (a horse)

  2. : to control as if with a bit

  3. : to form a bit (see 1bit 4) on (a key)

  1. : a small quantity of food

  2. : a small piece or quantity of some material thing

  3. : a coin of a specified small denomination

  1. : a unit of computer information equivalent to the result of a choice between two alternatives (such as yes or no, on or off)

  2. : the physical representation of a bit by an electrical pulse, a magnetized spot, or a hole whose presence or absence indicates data

crumpet play
  1. : a small round unsweetened bread cooked on a griddle and usually split and toasted before serving


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