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1Making a sharp noise when bitten or crushed.‘bake until the topping is crunchy’
crispy, brittle, crumbly, breakable, shatterable, friable, frangibleView synonyms
- ‘Use a sharp serrated bread knife, which will give you elegant crunchy fingers of melba toast once dried out and crisped to golden brown in the oven.’
- ‘Each level of the garden has a pathway of crunchy gravel, making the garden a visual and tactile delight.’
- ‘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.’
- ‘Sometimes if l want a really crunchy topping l crush a pack of plain crisps and add them to the cheese before crumbling it over the surface.’
- ‘Buttering them, I put away the butter and sat, biting into the crunchy bread.’
- ‘The paths are made of crunchy slate so they can't creep about without making a noise.’
- ‘The prosciutto had an unpleasant bite to it and the melon was under-ripe, too crunchy and not sweet enough.’
- ‘This is why they are fluffy on the inside and crisp, or even crunchy, on the outside.’
- ‘It was absolutely delicious - each bite filled with the crunchy Rice Krispie/caramel/meringue layer and the smooth, rich whipped cream.’
- ‘This had the rich creamy consistency and hard crunchy top one would expect, but also boasted the most subtle wafts of flavouring.’
- ‘Aside from the usual setup of guitar, bass, and drums, the album is home to lots of strange, squeaky, and crunchy noises.’
- ‘The salade tiède also contains different colours and textures, such as the soft and melting cheese sitting happily alongside crisp, crunchy leaves.’
- ‘Clean and fresh, this was perfectly seasoned, and the tender tuna was wonderfully complemented by the crunchy, sharp tasting sprouts.’
- ‘Taking a loud, crunchy bite, the juice dribbled off his thick chin and fell directly in front of her face.’
- ‘The dish was surprisingly good, consisting of two crispy, crunchy fritters and an authentic-tasting peanut dipping sauce.’
- ‘I enjoyed their crunchy crumbly texture and deep flavor very much - and was pleasantly surprised, too, for baking by instinct is usually a rather risky endeavour.’
- ‘Hard or crunchy foods, such as apples, should be cut into small chunks before you eat them.’
- ‘I love this recipe, it results in a delicious crust that has just the right texture: slightly crumbly, crunchy outside, chewy inside.’
- ‘I liked it very much, with its rich texture and flavorful bite, all fluffy batter, cheese bits and crunchy pieces of bacon.’
- ‘Desserts offered were a chocolate torte, fresh fruit salad (great, not too many apple slices) and a hot concoction of a light sponge topped with apple and blackberries that had a crunchy crumble thin layer on top.’
2North American informal Politically liberal and environmentally aware.‘a song that incorporates whale-singing seems pretty crunchy’
- ‘It is not about being politically correct so we are not looking for earth crunchy soup kitchen volunteers here.’
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