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crump

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verb \ˈkrəmp\

Definition of crump

  1. intransitive verb
  2. 1 :  crunch

  3. 2 :  to explode heavily

Examples of crump in a Sentence

  1. one aerial bomb failed to crump as it landed

Origin and Etymology of crump

imitative


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crump

noun

Definition of crump

  1. 1 :  a crunching sound

  2. 2 :  shell, bomb

First Known Use of crump

1914


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crump

adjective

Definition of crump

chiefly Scotland

  1. :  brittle

Origin and Etymology of crump

perhaps alteration of crimp friable



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