HyperDic: crisp

English > 9 senses of the word crisp:
ADJECTIVEallcrisp, sharp(of something seen or heard) clearly defined
allcrisp, crispytender and brittle
allcrisp, frosty, nipping, nippy, snappypleasantly cold and invigorating
allcrisppleasingly firm and fresh
allcrisp, frizzly, frizzy, kinky, nappy(of hair) in small tight curls
allcrisp, curt, laconic, tersebrief and to the point
NOUNfoodcrisp, chip, potato chip, Saratoga chipa thin crisp slice of potato fried in deep fat
VERBcontactcrisp, wrinkle, ruckle, crease, crinkle, scrunch, scrunch upmake wrinkles or creases on a smooth surface
changecrisp, crispen, toastmake brown and crisp by heating
crisp > pronunciation
Soundskrih'sp
Rhymeslisp / LISP ... wisp: 3 rhymes with ihsp...
English > crisp: 9 senses > adjective 1
Meaning(of something seen or heard) clearly defined.
Example "the crisp snap of dry leaves underfoot"
Synonymsharp
BroaderdistinctEasy to perceive / perceive
Spanishdefinido, nítido
Adverbscrisplyin a well delineated manner
English > crisp: 9 senses > adjective 2
Meaningtender and brittle.
Example"crisp potato chips"
Synonymcrispy
BroadertenderEasy to cut or chew
Spanishcrujiente
Catalancruixent
Nounscrispa thin crisp slice of potato fried in deep fat
crispnessfirm but easily broken
English > crisp: 9 senses > adjective 3
MeaningPleasantly cold and invigorating.
Example"crisp clear nights and frosty mornings"
Synonymsfrosty, nipping, nippy, snappy
BroadercoldHaving a low or inadequate temperature or feeling a sensation of coldness or having been made cold by e.g. ice or refrigeration
Spanishfresco
Catalanfresc
English > crisp: 9 senses > adjective 4
Meaningpleasingly firm and fresh.
Example"crisp lettuce"
Broaderfreshrecently made, produced, or harvested
Spanishcrujiente
Nounscrispnessa pleasing firmness and freshness
English > crisp: 9 senses > adjective 5
Meaning(of hair) in small tight curls.
Synonymsfrizzly, frizzy, kinky, nappy
Broadercurly(of hair) having curls or waves
Spanisharizado, crespa, crespo, rizada, rizado
Catalanarrissada, arrissat, cargolat, cresp, crespa, encrespat
English > crisp: 9 senses > adjective 6
Meaningbrief and to the point; effectively cut short.
Example"a crisp retort"
Synonymscurt, laconic, terse
BroaderconciseExpressing much in few words
Spanishconciso, corto, directo, lacónica, lacónico, seca, seco, sucinto
Catalanbreu, concís, curt, directe, lacònic, succint
Nounscrispnessan expressive style that is direct and to the point
English > crisp: 9 senses > noun 1, food
MeaningA thin crisp slice of potato fried in deep fat.
Synonymschip, potato chip, Saratoga chip
Broadersnack foodFood for light meals or for eating between meals
Spanishchip, patata frita
Catalanpatata fregida, patata xip, patates xips
Adjectivescrisp, crispytender and brittle
Verbscrispmake brown and crisp by heating
English > crisp: 9 senses > verb 1, contact
Meaningmake wrinkles or creases on a smooth surface; make a pressed, folded or wrinkled line in.
PatternSomething ----s; Somebody ----s something; Something ----s something
Synonymswrinkle, ruckle, crease, crinkle, scrunch, scrunch up
Narrowerpucker, rumple, cockle, crumple, knitTo gather something into small wrinkles or folds
pucker, ruck, ruck upBecome wrinkled or drawn together
Broaderfold, fold up, turn upbend or lay so that one part covers the other
Usage ofarchaism, archaicismThe use of an archaic expression
Spanisharrugarse, arrugar
Catalanarrissar-se, arrugar-se, arrugar, cargolar
English > crisp: 9 senses > verb 2, change
Meaningmake brown and crisp by heating.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Something ----s something
Example "crisp potatoes"
Synonymscrispen, toast
Categorycooking, cookery, preparationThe act of preparing something (as food) by the application of heat
Broaderheat, heat upmake hot or hotter
Spanishtostar
Catalantorrar-se, torrar
Nounscrispa thin crisp slice of potato fried in deep fat

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