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Crisp vs. Crispy

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  • Crisp (adjective)

    Sharp, clearly defined.

    "This new television set has a very crisp image."

  • Crisp (adjective)

    Brittle; friable; in a condition to break with a short, sharp fracture.

    "The crisp snow crunched underfoot."

  • Crisp (adjective)

    Possessing a certain degree of firmness and freshness.

  • Crisp (adjective)

    Dry and cold.

  • Crisp (adjective)

    Quick and accurate.

  • Crisp (adjective)

    Brief and to the point.

    "An expert, given a certain query, will often come up with a crisp answer: β€œyes” or β€œno”."

  • Crisp (adjective)

    having a refreshing amount of acidity; having less acidity than green wine, but more than a flabby one.

  • Crisp (adjective)

    Lively; sparking; effervescing.

  • Crisp (adjective)

    Curling in stiff curls or ringlets.

    "crisp hair"

  • Crisp (adjective)

    Curled by the ripple of water.

  • Crisp (adjective)

    Not using fuzzy logic; based on a binary distinction between true and false.

  • Crisp (noun)

    A thin slice of fried potato eaten as a snack.

  • Crisp (noun)

    A baked dessert made with fruit and crumb topping

    "crumble|crunch"

  • Crisp (noun)

    Anything baked or fried and eaten as a snack

    "kale crisps"

  • Crisp (verb)

    To make crisp.

    "to crisp bacon by frying it"

  • Crisp (verb)

    To become crisp.

  • Crisp (verb)

    To curl; to form into ringlets, for example hair, or the nap of cloth

  • Crisp (verb)

    to interweave, like the branches of trees.

  • Crisp (verb)

    To undulate or ripple.

  • Crisp (verb)

    To cause to undulate irregularly, as crape or water; to wrinkle; to cause to ripple.

  • Crispy (adjective)

    Having a crisp texture; brittle yet tender.

    "These biscuits are very crispy."

    "Baked rolls should be crispy."

  • Crispy (noun)

    The well-baked fat on the surface of a piece of roasted meat.

Wiktionary
Oxford Dictionary
  • Crisp (adjective)

    Curling in stiff curls or ringlets; as, crisp hair.

  • Crisp (adjective)

    Curled with the ripple of the water.

  • Crisp (adjective)

    Brittle; friable; in a condition to break with a short, sharp fracture; as, crisp snow.

  • Crisp (adjective)

    Possessing a certain degree of firmness and freshness; in a fresh, unwilted condition.

  • Crisp (adjective)

    Lively; sparking; effervescing.

  • Crisp (adjective)

    Brisk; crackling; cheerful; lively.

  • Crisp

    To curl; to form into ringlets, as hair, or the nap of cloth; to interweave, as the branches of trees.

  • Crisp

    To cause to undulate irregularly, as crape or water; to wrinkle; to cause to ripple. Cf. Crimp.

  • Crisp

    To make crisp or brittle, as in cooking.

  • Crisp (verb)

    To undulate or ripple. Cf. Crisp, v. t.

  • Crisp (noun)

    That which is crisp or brittle; the state of being crisp or brittle; as, burned to a crisp; specifically, the rind of roasted pork; crackling.

  • Crispy (adjective)

    Formed into short, close ringlets; frizzed; crisp; as, crispy locks.

  • Crispy (adjective)

    Crisp; brittle; as, a crispy pie crust.

Webster Dictionary
  • Crisp (noun)

    a thin crisp slice of potato fried in deep fat

  • Crisp (verb)

    make wrinkles or creases into a smooth surface;

    "The dress got wrinkled"

  • Crisp (verb)

    make brown and crisp by heating;

    "toast bread"

    "crisp potatoes"

  • Crisp (adjective)

    (of something seen or heard) clearly defined;

    "a sharp photographic image"

    "the sharp crack of a twig"

    "the crisp snap of dry leaves underfoot"

  • Crisp (adjective)

    tender and brittle;

    "crisp potato chips"

  • Crisp (adjective)

    pleasantly cold and invigorating;

    "crisp clear nights and frosty mornings"

    "a nipping wind"

    "a nippy fall day"

    "snappy weather"

  • Crisp (adjective)

    pleasingly firm and fresh and making a crunching noise when chewed;

    "crisp carrot and celery sticks"

    "a firm apple"

    "crunchy lettuce"

  • Crisp (adjective)

    in small tight curls

  • Crisp (adjective)

    brief and to the point; effectively cut short;

    "a crisp retort"

    "a response so curt as to be almost rude"

    "the laconic reply; `yes'"

    "short and terse and easy to understand"

  • Crispy (adjective)

    tender and brittle;

    "crisp potato chips"

Princeton's WordNet

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