crustily


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crust·y

 (krŭs′tē)
adj. crust·i·er, crust·i·est
1. Having, resembling, or being a crust: a crusty piece of bread.
2. Outspoken and surly. Used especially of older people.

crust′i·ly adv.
crust′i·ness n.
Translations
بِصورَة فَظَّـة
nerudněpopudlivě
knottent
zsémbeskedve
ergilega
ters bir şekilde

crustily

adv (fig)barsch

crust

(krast) noun
1. (a piece of) the hard outside coating of bread. The child would not eat the crusts.
2. (American) pastry. She makes excellent pie crust.
3. a hard surface especially the outer layer of the earth.
ˈcrusty adjective
1. having a crust. crusty bread.
2. surly or irritable.
ˈcrustily adverb
ˈcrustiness noun
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“Don’t see!” interrupted the steward, a little crustily; “ain’t there a mark agin’ east-and-by-nothe-half-nothe, with summat like a rising sun at the end of it, to show ‘twas in the morning watch?”
"Nobody ever got up at six o'clock in the morning to commit suicide," I declared crustily. "It's unheard of!
"There was nothin' to prevent thee," he answered crustily.