HyperDic: crusty

English > 2 senses of the word crusty:
ADJECTIVEallcrusty, crusted, encrusted, crustlikehaving a hardened crust as a covering
allcrusty, curmudgeonly, gruff, ill-humored, ill-humouredbrusque and surly and forbidding
crusty > pronunciation
Soundskrah'stiy
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English > crusty: 2 senses > adjective 1
MeaningHaving a hardened crust as a covering.
Synonymscrusted, encrusted, crustlike
Broadercoveredoverlaid or spread or topped with or enclosed within something
Spanishincrustado
Nounscrusta hard outer layer that covers something
English > crusty: 2 senses > adjective 2
Meaningbrusque and surly and forbidding.
Examples
  • "crusty remarks"
  • "a crusty old man"
Synonymscurmudgeonly, gruff, ill-humored, ill-humoured
Broaderill-naturedHaving an irritable and unpleasant disposition
Spanishirritable, malhumorado
Nounscrustthe trait of being rude and impertinent

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