crunchy

adjective \ ˈkrən-chē \
|Updated on: 14 Jun 2018

Definition of crunchy

crunchier; crunchiest
: making a crunching sound when chewed or pressed
  • crunchy lettuce

crunchily

play \ˈkrən-chə-lē\ adverb

crunchiness

play \ˈkrən-chē-nəs\ noun

Examples of crunchy in a Sentence

  1. These cookies are very crunchy.

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First Known Use of crunchy

1913

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CRUNCHY Defined for English Language Learners

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Definition of crunchy for English Language Learners

  • : having a hard texture and making a loud sound when chewed or crushed : not soft or mushy


CRUNCHY Defined for Kids

crunchy

adjective \ ˈkrən-chē \

Definition of crunchy for Students

crunchier; crunchiest
: being firm and making a sharp sound when chewed or crushed


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