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Meaning of CRUMB

Pronunciation:  krum

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [n]  small piece of e.g. bread or cake
  2. [n]  a person who is deemed to be despicable or contemptible; "only a rotter would do that"; "kill the rat"; "throw the bum out"; "you cowardly little pukes!"
  3. [v]  remove crumbs from; "crumb the table"
  4. [v]  break into crumbs
  5. [v]  coat with bread crumbs; "crumb a cutlet"

CRUMB is a 5 letter word that starts with C.


 Synonyms: bum, lowlife, puke, rat, rotter, scum bag, skunk, so-and-so, stinker, stinkpot
 See Also: baked good, bit, bite, breadcrumb, break up, coat, cracker crumbs, disagreeable person, fragment, fragmentise, fragmentize, morsel, remove, surface, take, take away, unpleasant person, withdraw



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
  1. \Crumb\ (kr[u^]m), n. [AS. cruma, akin to D. kruim, G.
    krume; cf. G. krauen to scratch, claw.] [Written also
    1. A small fragment or piece; especially, a small piece of
       bread or other food, broken or cut off.
             Desiring to be fed with the crumbs which fell from
             the rich man's table.                 --Luke xvi.
    2. Fig.: A little; a bit; as, a crumb of comfort.
    3. The soft part of bread.
             Dust unto dust, what must be, must; If you can't get
             crumb, you'd best eat crust.          --Old Song.
    {Crumb brush}, a brush for sweeping crumbs from a table.
    {To a crum}, with great exactness; completely.
  2. \Crumb\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Crumbed} (kr?md); p. pr. &
    vb. n. {Crumbing} (kr?m"?ng).]
    To break into crumbs or small pieces with the fingers; as, to
    crumb bread. [Written also {crum}.]
Computing Dictionary

Two binary digits; a quad. Larger than a bit, smaller than a nibble. Considered silly. Synonym tayste.

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