Definition of crispy in English:



  • (of food, typically cooked food) having a pleasingly firm, dry, and brittle surface or texture.

    ‘crispy fried bacon’
    • ‘The meat and vegetables in the sauces all tasted fresh, everything was hot and the fried food nice and crispy.’
    • ‘They are coated in bread crumbs so that, like a schnitzel, a crispy crust encases the meat.’
    • ‘The warm scones/biscuits were slightly crispy on the outside and perfectly soft inside.’
    • ‘The cake was crispy on the outside and gooey on the inside, and toe-curlingly rich.’
    • ‘I ordered French toast with crispy bacon, maple syrup and hash brown potatoes.’
    • ‘Potatoes, chicken livers and crispy bacon go so well together, but only if you use the best fresh livers.’
    • ‘The crispy crust is well filled, you can really taste the cheese and the onions have been properly fried to sweetness.’
    • ‘Serve with good, crispy bread, strong extra-virgin olive oil and dried chillies to crumble on top.’
    • ‘Janet's brûlée was equally good with the crispy sugar topping crackling above a creamy smooth dessert.’
    • ‘The brown bread is soft and chewy with a yeasty flavour and a crispy crust.’
    • ‘Towering waffles, crispy bacon, hash browns, maple syrup and litres of coffee are heaven on a plate.’
    • ‘This was a wonderful fusion of sweet and savoury with the coconut giving a delicate crispy crust.’
    • ‘The crispy pork spare ribs, excited as I was to try them, didn't really deliver though.’
    • ‘Season with salt and pepper, stir in the parsley and top with the crispy bacon.’
    • ‘The crispy bacon and avocado salad was large in scale, but the ingredients were deliciously light.’
    • ‘The mushroom risotto, served with anchovy sauce and a crispy crust, was superb.’
    • ‘On inquiry we were told the latter was crispy bacon wrapped in sausage.’
    • ‘Decorate with a fresh raspberry, a mint leaf, or optionally crumble crispy cookies on top.’
    • ‘The dish also included some crispy bacon.’
    • ‘The bird, wrapped in crispy bacon, was served with a rich red wine and onion sauce.’
    crunchy, crispy, brittle, crumbly, breakable, shatterable, friable, frangible
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