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crunch·y

 (krŭn′chē)
adj. crunch·i·er, crunch·i·est
1. Making a crunching or cracking sound, as when chewed; crisp: crunchy fresh vegetables.
2. Slang Crunchy-granola: "If they're crunchy types, consider camping out along the way instead of staying at motels" (Jennifer Hanson).

crunch′i·ness n.

crunch•y

(ˈkrʌn tʃi)

adj. crunch•i•er, crunch•i•est.
crisp; brittle.
[1890–95]
crunch′i•ness, n.
Translations
قابِلة للطحْن بالأسنان، مًقَرقِشـَه
křupavý
knasendesprød
stökkur

crunchy

[ˈkrʌntʃɪ] ADJ (crunchier (compar) (crunchiest (superl))) → crujiente

crunchy

[ˈkrʌntʃi] adj
[nut, vegetable, salad, biscuit] → croquant(e)
crunchy peanut butter → beurre de cacahuètes croquant
[snow] → qui crisse

crunchy

adj (+er) appleknackig; biscuitknusprig; snowverharscht

crunchy

[ˈkrʌntʃɪ] adj (-ier (comp) (-iest (superl))) → croccante

crunch

(krantʃ) verb
to crush noisily (something hard), with the teeth, feet etc. She crunched sweets all through the film.
noun
the crunch of gravel under the car wheels.
ˈcrunchy adjective
thick crunchy biscuits.
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Horrific on the outside, nice and crunchy on the inside.
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