to a crisp

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Updated on: 15 Nov 2017

Definition of to a crisp

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

Word by Word Definitions

crisp play
  1. : curly, wavy

  2. : easily crumbled : brittle

  3. : desirably firm and crunchy

  1. : curl, crimp

  2. : to cause to ripple : wrinkle

  3. : to make or keep crisp

  1. : something crisp or brittle

  2. : potato chip

  3. : a baked dessert of fruit with crumb topping


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