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crum·my

also crumb·y  (krŭm′ē)
adj. crum·mi·er, crum·mi·est also crumb·i·er or crumb·i·est Slang
1. Miserable or wretched: a crummy situation in the family.
2. Shabby or cheap: a crummy little rowboat.

[Probably from crumb.]

crummy

(ˈkrʌmɪ)
adj, -mier or -miest
1. of little value; inferior; contemptible
2. unwell or depressed: to feel crummy.
[C19: variant spelling of crumby]

crummy

(ˈkrʌmɪ)
n, pl -mies
(Forestry) Canadian a lorry that carries loggers to work from their camp
[probably originally meaning: makeshift camp, from crummy1]

crum•my

(ˈkrʌm i)

adj. -mi•er, -mi•est. Informal.
1. dirty and run-down; shabby.
2. of little value; cheap; worthless.
3. wretched; miserable.
[1855–60; perhaps obsolete crum crooked]
crum′mi•ness, n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.crummy - of very poor quality; flimsy
colloquialism - a colloquial expression; characteristic of spoken or written communication that seeks to imitate informal speech
inferior - of low or inferior quality

crummy

adjective (Slang) second-rate, cheap, inferior, substandard, poor, pants (informal), miserable, rotten (informal), duff (Brit. informal), lousy (slang), shoddy, trashy, low-rent (informal, chiefly U.S.), for the birds (informal), third-rate, contemptible, shitty (taboo slang), two-bit (U.S. & Canad. slang), crappy (slang), rubbishy, poxy (slang), dime-a-dozen (informal), piss-poor (slang), chickenshit (U.S. slang), bush-league (Austral. & N.Z. informal), tinhorn (U.S. slang), of a sort or of sorts, strictly for the birds (informal) This is a lot better than some of the crummy places I've stayed in.

crummy

also crumby
adjective
Slang. Of decidedly inferior quality:
Informal: cheesy.
Slang: schlocky.
Translations

crummy

[ˈkrʌmɪ] ADJ (crummier (compar) (crummiest (superl)))
1. (= bad) → miserable; [hotel] → de mala muerte
you can keep your crummy jobpuede usted quedarse su empleo de pacotilla
2. (= unwell) → fatal
I'm feeling crummyme siento fatal

crummy

[ˈkrʌmi] adj
[place, job] → minable
(= unwell) to feel crummy [person] → se sentir patraque

crummy

adj (+er) (inf)mies (inf), → Scheiß- (sl)

crummy

[ˈkrʌmɪ] adj (fam) (flat) → scadente; (idea) → stupido/a
a crummy town → un postaccio
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I would think that taking over as commander in Upper Canada in 1813 would be one of the crummier jobs in the British Army," says Jim Hill, Manager of Heritage Operations at the Niagara Parks Commission.
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