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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 periodicals archive ?
Queso fresco is tastier and crumblier if removed from its package, blotted dry, and allowed to sit, uncovered, 1 to 2 days in the refrigerator.
When 12-goal ice cream man Odion Ighalo (top, with boss Quique Sanchez Flores) came calling, Liverpool were crumblier and flakier than the chocolate chimney in a 99 cornet.
This will relax the gluten and give you a crumblier pastry.
It has a drier, crumblier texture than cottage cheese and is used primarily as an ingredient in cooking.
uk OTHER AT-RISK DELICACIES ARTISAN RED LEICESTER Originally known as Leicestershire cheese and crumblier than Cheddar, red Leicester is a russet red hard pressed cheese made from unpasteurised cow's milk.
Our intention is to top-dress the track at least three times a year with this sand and get it worked through the soil structure to create a more balanced, crumblier soil.
With Europe in the doldrums, these dwellings are likely to remain empty, and getting crumblier and uglier by the day, for the foreseeable future.