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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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