crump

verb
\ˈkrəmp \
crumped; crumping; crumps

Definition of crump 

(Entry 1 of 3)

intransitive verb

1 : crunch

2 : to explode heavily

crump

noun

Definition of crump (Entry 2 of 3)

1 : a crunching sound

2 : shell, bomb

crump

adjective

Definition of crump (Entry 3 of 3)

chiefly Scotland

Examples of crump in a Sentence

Verb

one aerial bomb failed to crump as it landed

First Known Use of crump

Verb

1646, in the meaning defined at sense 1

Noun

1914, in the meaning defined at sense 1

Adjective

circa 1706, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for crump

Verb

imitative

Adjective

perhaps alteration of crimp friable

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