crumbly


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crum·bly

 (krŭm′blē)
adj. crum·bli·er, crum·bli·est
Easily crumbled; friable.

crum′bli·ness n.

crumbly

(ˈkrʌmblɪ)
adj, -blier or -bliest
easily crumbled or crumbling
n, -blies
derogatory slang Brit an older person
ˈcrumbliness n

crum•bly

(ˈkrʌm bli)

adj. -bli•er, -bli•est.
apt to crumble; friable.
[1515–25]
crum′bli•ness, n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.crumbly - easily broken into small fragments or reduced to powder; "friable sandstone"; "friable carcinomatous tissue"; "friable curds formed in the stomach";"crumbly cookies"
breakable - capable of being broken or damaged; "earthenware pottery is breakable"; "breakable articles should be packed carefully"

crumbly

adjective brittle, short (of pastry), powdery, friable The soil is dry and crumbly.
Translations
سَهْل التَّفَتُّت
drobivý
omladozóroskatag
sem molnar auîveldlega
kolay ufalanır

crumbly

[ˈkrʌmblɪ] ADJ (crumblier (compar) (crumbliest (superl))) [earth] → quebradizo; [cheese] → que se desmenuza con facilidad (Culin) [mixture] → quebradizo (US) [pastry] → sobado

crumbly

[ˈkrʌmbli]
adj [texture, consistency] → friable; [soil] → friable; [cheese, biscuit, chocolate] → qui s'émiette facilement; [pastry] → friable
n (pejorative) (= old person) → vieux croulant m

crumbly

adj (+er) stone, earthbröckelig; cake, breadkrümelig, bröselig

crumbly

[ˈkrʌmblɪ] adjfriabile

crumble

(ˈkrambl) verb
to break into crumbs or small pieces. She crumbled the bread; The building had crumbled into ruins; Her hopes of success finally crumbled.
ˈcrumbly adjective
References in classic literature ?
But after a tiresome march of almost half a mile, we came to a hill covered thick with a crumbly rubbish of stones, and so steep that no man of us all was now in a condition to climb it.
Down the centre of Baker Street it had been ploughed into a brown crumbly band by the traffic, but at either side and on the heaped-up edges of the foot-paths it still lay as white as when it fell.
He listened greedily to the quail calling, and laughed outright, once, in sheer joy, at a tiny chipmunk that fled scolding up a bank, slipping on the crumbly surface and falling down, then dashing across the road under his horse's nose and, still scolding, scrabbling up a protecting oak.
Calon Wen Ltd were awarded Gold at the prestigious Cheshire County Show for their Crumbly Caerffili made from their pure Welsh organic milk.
She also had a chocolate chip shortbread slice (80p) which was buttery and crumbly.
The Wensleydale Creamery is leading the crumbly cheese category with the launch of the very first crumbly cheese slice, made using its famous Yorkshire Wensleydale cheese.
Remove stones and debris and rake to create a smooth surface and a fine, crumbly texture.
The place used to be a Double Decker - now it's like a crumbly Flake.
Feta - This term is to refer to the fresh white crumbly cheese often in brine that is covered by the EU PDO designation to be produced by at least 70% of sheep milk and made in Greece as well as production in other markets that do not fit into the definition of the EU ruling by using a different ratio of sheep and cow's milk or being produced in an EU market outside Greece (e.
When the Eccles cakes near room temperature, serve with a crumbly white cheese of your choice for afternoon tea, or as an alternative to dessert.
Slightly drier and more crumbly than regular cake, but still delish
The white, crumbly cheese has been described as similar to Spanish manchego cheese, but with a deeper, richer taste.