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  Definition of crisp
  1. a thin crisp slice of potato fried in deep fat
  2. make brown and crisp by heating; "toast bread"; "crisp potatoes"
  3. make wrinkles or creases into a smooth surface; "The dress got wrinkled"
  4. brief and to the point; effectively cut short; "a crisp retort"; "a response so curt as to be almost rude"; "the laconic reply; `yes''"; "short and terse and easy to understand"
  5. (of something seen or heard) clearly defined; "a sharp photographic image"; "the sharp crack of a twig"; "the crisp snap of dry leaves underfoot"
  6. in small tight curls
  7. pleasingly firm and fresh and making a crunching noise when chewed; "crisp carrot and celery sticks"; "a firm apple"; "crunchy lettuce"
  8. pleasantly cold and invigorating; "crisp clear nights and frosty mornings"; "a nipping wind"; "a nippy fall day"; "snappy weather"; (`parky'' is a British term)
  9. tender and brittle; "crisp potato chips"
Similar Words: chip, potato chip, Saratoga chip, toast, wrinkle, ruckle, crease, crinkle, scrunch, scrunch up, curt, laconic, terse, sharp, frizzly, frizzy, kinky, nappy, firm, crunchy, frosty, nipping, nippy, snappy, parky, crispy

 

Hyponyms: pucker, rumple, cockle, crumple, knit, ruck, ruck up

 

Derivational Morphology: toast, chip, potato chip, Saratoga chip, toaster, toasting, browning, wrinkle, furrow, crease, crinkle, seam, line

 

Anagrams: scrip

 

 
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