Thesaurus

crumb

noun

Synonyms & Antonyms of crumb

2 a very small piece
  • eating pretzels in bed got crumbs between the sheets

Synonyms for crumb

Words Related to crumb

Near Antonyms for crumb

3 slang a person whose behavior is offensive to others
  • if I ever start behaving as obnoxiously as those crumbs, be sure to give me a good slap on the kisser

Synonyms for crumb

Words Related to crumb

Phrases Synonymous with crumb

Near Antonyms for crumb

See the Dictionary Definition 

Keep scrolling for more

Learn More about crumb

Time Traveler for crumb

Time Traveler

The first known use of crumb was before the 12th century

See more words from the same century

Cite this Entry

“Crumb.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/crumb. Accessed 22 Sep. 2020.

More from Merriam-Webster on crumb

Dictionary: Definition of crumb

Nglish: Translation of crumb for Spanish Speakers

Comments on crumb

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

WORD OF THE DAY

Test Your Vocabulary

Homophone Quiz

  • three bears two of them look like theyre whispering to a third bear who looks chuffed to be the center of attention
  • In order to judge how people felt, the senator's office hired a firm to take a ______.
Spell It

Can you spell these 10 commonly misspelled words?

TAKE THE QUIZ
Bee Cubed

Test Your Knowledge - and learn some interesting things along the way.

TAKE THE QUIZ
Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!