Adjective "Crunchy" definition and examples



Definitions and examples


Making a sharp noise when bitten or crushed.
  1. 'Hard or crunchy foods, such as apples, should be cut into small chunks before you eat them.'
  2. 'Aside from the usual setup of guitar, bass, and drums, the album is home to lots of strange, squeaky, and crunchy noises.'
  3. 'This was a divine combination, the piquant, smoky butter oozing into the juices, the dish nicely finished off with some thin root vegetables crisps and crunchy chard.'
  4. 'The salade tiède also contains different colours and textures, such as the soft and melting cheese sitting happily alongside crisp, crunchy leaves.'
  5. 'Each level of the garden has a pathway of crunchy gravel, making the garden a visual and tactile delight.'
  6. 'The paths are made of crunchy slate so they can't creep about without making a noise.'
  7. 'Taking a loud, crunchy bite, the juice dribbled off his thick chin and fell directly in front of her face.'
  8. 'Buttering them, I put away the butter and sat, biting into the crunchy bread.'
  9. 'I love this recipe, it results in a delicious crust that has just the right texture: slightly crumbly, crunchy outside, chewy inside.'
  10. 'This is why they are fluffy on the inside and crisp, or even crunchy, on the outside.'
Politically liberal and environmentally aware.
  1. 'It is not about being politically correct so we are not looking for earth crunchy soup kitchen volunteers here.'


1. crisp; brittle.

2. Sometimes, crunchy granola. Informal. health-conscious and environmentally aware: one of those crunchy guys who insists on biking to work.

More examples(as adjective)

"salads can be crunchy."

"textures can be crunchy."

"glazes can be crunchy."

"snacks can be crunchy."

"nuts can be crunchy."

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