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.
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.
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.
It has a moist, crumbly texture and a mild, fresh favour which makes this buttery, flaky puff pastry come alive.
As the cheese is crumbly it melts deliciously in the oven with the caramelised red onions and brings a heavenly, gooey feast to your plate.
The plump fruity filling and crumbly pastry is a tasty combination but we didn't detect any alcohol, which was disappointing.
Rake the soil to a fine crumbly texture) and make some drills 10mm deep.
50, Marks & Spencer A Turkish take on pizza, topped with spicy tomato, melty mozzarella and crumbly feta - because two cheeses are always better than one.
Pidy's award winning gluten free range has a sharp edged look with a touch of rusticness and a buttery crumbly texture.
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.
Glowing green leaves, mother-like, gently caress the playful, childish currents that twirled and skipped as the water, laughing, gurgled down layered crumbly wet shale.