the crunch

noun
Updated on: 15 Nov 2017

Definition of the crunch

: a very difficult point or situation
  • The crunch came when the computer stopped working.

Word by Word Definitions

crunch play
  1. : to chew or press with a crushing noise

  2. : to make one's way with a crushing noise

  3. : to chew, press, or grind with a crunching sound

  1. : an act of crunching

  2. : a sound made by crunching

  3. : a tight or critical situation: such as


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