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crust·y

 (krŭs′tē)
adj. crust·i·er, crust·i·est
1. Having, resembling, or being a crust: a crusty piece of bread.
2. Outspoken and surly. Used especially of older people.

crust′i·ly adv.
crust′i·ness n.

crusty

(ˈkrʌstɪ)
adj, crustier or crustiest
1. having or characterized by a crust, esp having a thick crust
2. having a rude or harsh character or exterior; surly; curt: a crusty remark.
n, pl crusties
(Sociology) slang a dirty type of punk or hippy whose lifestyle involves travelling and squatting
ˈcrustily adv
ˈcrustiness n

crust•y

(ˈkrʌs ti)

adj. crust•i•er, crust•i•est.
1. having a crisp or thick crust: crusty bread.
2. of the nature of or resembling a crust.
3. testy or surly.
[1350–1400]
crust′i•ly, adv.
crust′i•ness, n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.crusty - having a hardened crust as a covering
covered - overlaid or spread or topped with or enclosed within something; sometimes used as a combining form; "women with covered faces"; "covered wagons"; "a covered balcony"
2.crusty - brusque and surly and forbidding; "crusty remarks"; "a crusty old man"; "his curmudgeonly temper"; "gruff manner"; "a gruff reply"
ill-natured - having an irritable and unpleasant disposition

crusty

adjective
1. crispy, well-baked, crisp, well-done, brittle, friable, hard, short crusty french loaves
2. irritable, short, cross, prickly, touchy, curt, surly, gruff, brusque, cantankerous, tetchy, ratty (Brit. & N.Z. informal), testy, chippy (informal), short-tempered, peevish, crabby, choleric, splenetic, ill-humoured, captious, snappish or snappy a crusty old colonel with a gruff manner

crusty

adjective
Rudely unceremonious:
Translations
فَظ، سَريع الإنفعالمُحَمَّص، ذو قِشْرَةِ
nerudnýpopudlivýs kůrou
knottensprødvranten
héjasropogós
meî skorpuskapstirîur
s kôrkou
aksikabukluters

crusty

[ˈkrʌstɪ] ADJ (crustier (compar) (crustiest (superl)))
1. [bread] → crujiente; [loaf] → de corteza dura
2. [person] → arisco, malhumorado

crusty

[ˈkrʌsti] adj
[bread] → croustillant(e)
(= bad-tempered) [person] → revêche, bourru(e); [remark] → sec(sèche)

crusty

adj (+er)knusprig; (fig: = irritable) → barsch

crusty

[ˈkrʌstɪ] adj (-ier (comp) (-iest (superl))) (bread) → croccante (fam) (person) → brontolone/a; (remark) → brusco/a

crust

(krast) noun
1. (a piece of) the hard outside coating of bread. The child would not eat the crusts.
2. (American) pastry. She makes excellent pie crust.
3. a hard surface especially the outer layer of the earth.
ˈcrusty adjective
1. having a crust. crusty bread.
2. surly or irritable.
ˈcrustily adverb
ˈcrustiness noun
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Surely we did not stand in fields and warehouses, risking arrest or, even worse, the clammy embrace of an unwashed Crustie, so that some Tory wife could dance around her Smthyson handbag on her jollies?
But although he's full of facts about global monsters and arms atrocities, Thomas still manages a refreshing level of self-awareness, poking fun at his fellow demonstrators, the Trotsky, the posh rebel and the crustie.
Yn ol yn y dydd roedd yr enw "crusties" yn cael ei ddefnyddio i ddisgrifio y teithwyr newydd (New Age Travellers), fe benderfynwyd bathu term Cymraeg ar eu cyfer; crustie swnio fel crystun, crystun ar ben torth, felly "pennau torth" oedd y gair Cymraeg am "crusties".
Tom's funniest moment came right at the end when he shot an animal rights crustie with an air gun.
IRISH band Snow Patrol's return to the Emerald Isle proved less than glorious as they supported crustie boys The Levellers at Dublin's Olympia Theatre last Tuesday.
STILL labelled by the so-called music press as little more than naive crusties peddling a yawn-inducing political agenda, The Levellers continue to prove otherwise.
The plan is to get a load of aggressive crusties and lefties to attack the Ritz, to storm Fortnum's, and to cause so much argy-bargy that 4,500 police officers are obliged to waste their time (and our money) in putting out the bonfires and controlling events.
Glastonbury may have a green stage, powered by crusties pedalling bikes and donating methane, but the heroic Bulldog Bash, as far as I know, is the only festival to boast a custom bike show.
He added: "People think it's all vegetarians and crusties.
They have been part of the fabric of the Scottish pop scene and the British pop scene for the last yearEven some of the crusties in parliament know who they are.