to a crisp

Definition of to a crisp

  1. :  to a state of being hard, dry, and easily broken The toast had been burned to a crisp.

Word by Word Definitions

  1. :  curly, wavy

    :  having close stiff or wiry curls or waves

    :  easily crumbled :  brittle

  1. :  curl, crimp

    :  to cause to ripple :  wrinkle

    :  to make or keep crisp

  1. :  something crisp or brittle

    :  potato chip

    :  a baked dessert of fruit with crumb topping

Seen and Heard

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feeling or affected by lethargy

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