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

crispplay
  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

What made you want to look up to a crisp? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).