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Meaning of CRUSTY

Pronunciation:  'krustee

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [adj]  brusque and surly and forbidding; "crusty remarks"; "a crusty old man"; "his curmudgeonly temper"; "gruff manner"; "a gruff reply"
  2. [adj]  having a hardened crust as a covering
 

CRUSTY is a 6 letter word that starts with C.

 

 Synonyms: covered, crusted, crustlike, curmudgeonly, encrusted, gruff, ill-humored, ill-humoured, ill-natured
 

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Crust"y\ (-[y^]), a.
1. Having the nature of crust; pertaining to a hard covering;
   as, a crusty coat; a crusty surface or substance.

2. [Possibly a corruption of cursty. Cf. {Curst},
   {Curstness}.] Having a hard exterior, or a short, rough
   manner, though kind at heart; snappish; peevish; surly.

         Thou crusty batch of nature, what's the news?
                                               --Shak.

 
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