Adjective "Crumb" Definition and Examples


    Adjective:

    Crumb


    Definition:

    noun

    1. a small particle of bread, cake, etc., that has broken off.

    2. a small particle or portion of anything; fragment; bit.

    3. the soft inner portion of a bread (distinguished from crust).

    4. crumbs, a cake topping made of sugar, flour, butter, and spice, usually crumbled on top of the raw batter and baked with the cake.

    5. Slang. a contemptibly objectionable or worthless person.

    verb (used with object)

    6. Cookery. to dress or prepare with crumbs.

    7. to break into crumbs or small f

    Origin:
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