crispy

adjective \ ˈkri-spē \

Definition of crispy

crispier; crispiest
1 :crisp 1
  • crispy hair
2 :appealingly crunchy :crisp
  • crispy fried chicken

crispiness

noun

Examples of crispy in a Sentence

  1. Fry the potatoes until they are brown and crispy.

  2. the crispy potato chips snapped satisfyingly in my mouth

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First Known Use of crispy

14th century

crispy Synonyms


CRISPY Defined for English Language Learners

crispy

adjective

Definition of crispy for English Language Learners

  • : pleasantly thin, dry, and easily broken : having a pleasantly crisp outer layer


CRISPY Defined for Kids

crispy

adjective \ ˈkri-spē \

Definition of crispy for Students

crispier; crispiest
:pleasantly thin, dry, and crunchy


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