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  Definition of brittle
  1. caramelized sugar cooled in thin sheets
  2. having little elasticity; hence easily cracked or fractured or snapped; "brittle bones"; "glass is brittle"; "`brickle'' and `brickly'' are dialectal"
  3. (of metal or glass) not annealed and consequently easily cracked or fractured
  4. lacking warmth and generosity of spirit; "a brittle and calculating woman"
Similar Words: toffee, toffy, brickle, brickly, unannealed

 

Hyponyms: peanut brittle

 

 
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