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(especially of French fries) cut with wavy edges.
- ‘The chips, or fries, are of the crinkle-cut variety.’
- ‘A hotel phone squats on a desk in front of the screens, and from time to time the actors will ring down to order not a roast beef sandwich with crinkle-cut crisps, but a round of Truth or Dare - or maybe a darker, less formalised game.’
- ‘He then served us a herbed yogurt mousse, with crinkle-cut herbed potato chips.’
- ‘She sat there on her knees, feet crossed, palms outstretched on that crinkle-cut grass, eyes wide open enough to burst, smile broad enough to split.’
- ‘Very European, quite old-fashioned with a slice of smoked ham and old-style veggies like crinkle-cut beetroot and huge onion rings.’
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The definitions of ‘buddy’ and ‘bro’ in the OED have recently been revised. We explore their history and increase in popularity.