Definition of credit-crunched in English:

credit-crunched

adjective

  • See credit crunch

    • ‘In these credit-crunched times, one industry is still booming: oil.’
    • ‘In France, their pounds are worth less than ever, yet neither are they certain of finding a home or a job in credit-crunched, recession-racked Britain.’
    • ‘It seems unlikely that credit-crunched Britons, struggling with credit card bills and negative equity, would embrace this solution.’
    • ‘The timing, with everyone else credit-crunched and recession-haunted, made it all the more loathsome.’
    • ‘You want to buy a car and, in these credit-crunched times, secondhand looks like the sensible choice.’