HyperDic: crumb

English > 6 senses of the word crumb:
NOUNquantitycrumba very small quantity of something
person crumb, rotter, dirty dog, rat, skunk, stinker, stinkpot, bum, puke, lowlife, scum bag, so-and-so, gita person who is deemed to be despicable or contemptible
foodcrumbsmall piece of e.g. bread or cake
VERBcontactcrumbcoat with bread crumbs
changecrumbbreak into crumbs
changecrumbremove crumbs from
crumb > pronunciation
Soundskrah'm
Rhymesabolitionism ... zirconium: 557 rhymes with ahm...
English > crumb: 6 senses > noun 1, quantity
MeaningA very small quantity of something.
Examples
  • "he gave only a crumb of information about his plans"
  • "there were few crumbs of comfort in the report"
Broadersmall indefinite quantity, small indefinite amountAn indefinite quantity that is below average size or magnitude
English > crumb: 6 senses > noun 2, person
MeaningA person who is deemed to be despicable or contemptible.
Synonymsrotter, dirty dog, rat, skunk, stinker, stinkpot, bum, puke, lowlife, scum bag, so-and-so, git
Broaderunpleasant person, disagreeable personA person who is not pleasant or agreeable
Spanishbribón, cabrón, canalla, fulano, Fulano, gilipollas, git, miserable, perro, rata, sinvergüenza, vagabundo, villano, vómito, zorro
Catalanbrètol, cabró, canalla, fill de puta, gilipollas, git, pocavergonya, rata
English > crumb: 6 senses > noun 3, food
Meaningsmall piece of e.g. bread or cake.
Part ofbaked goodsFoods (like breads and cakes and pastries) that are cooked in an oven
Narrowerbreadcrumbcrumb of bread
cracker crumbscrumbs of crackers used especially for coating or thickening
Broadermorsel, bit, biteA small amount of solid food
Spanishmigaja, miga
Catalanengruna, mica, molla
Adjectivescrumblyeasily broken into small fragments or reduced to powder
Verbscrumbremove crumbs from
crumbbreak into crumbs
crumbcoat with bread crumbs
English > crumb: 6 senses > verb 1, contact
Meaningcoat with bread crumbs.
PatternSomebody ----s something
Example"crumb a cutlet"
Categorycooking, cookery, preparationThe act of preparing something (as food) by the application of heat
Broadercoat, surfacePut a coat on
Spanishempanar
Catalanempanar
Nounscrumbsmall piece of e.g. bread or cake
English > crumb: 6 senses > verb 2, change
Meaningbreak into crumbs.
PatternSomebody ----s something
Broaderbreak up, fragment, fragmentize, fragmentisebreak or cause to break into pieces
Spanishdesmigajarse, desmigajar
Catalanesmicolar
Nounscrumbsmall piece of e.g. bread or cake
English > crumb: 6 senses > verb 3, change
MeaningRemove crumbs from.
PatternSomebody ----s something
Example"crumb the table"
Broaderremove, take, take away, withdrawRemove something concrete, as by lifting, pushing, or taking off, or remove something abstract
Nounscrumbsmall piece of e.g. bread or cake

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