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Definition of Crisp

Crisp

  1. Curling in stiff curls or ringlets; as, crisp hair.
  2. Curled with the ripple of the water.
  3. Brittle; friable; in a condition to break with a short, sharp fracture; as, crisp snow.
  4. Possessing a certain degree of firmness and freshness; in a fresh, unwilted condition.
  5. Lively; sparking; effervescing.
  6. Brisk; crackling; cheerful; lively.
  7. To curl; to form into ringlets, as hair, or the nap of cloth; to interweave, as the branches of trees.
  8. To cause to undulate irregularly, as crape or water; to wrinkle; to cause to ripple. Cf. Crimp.
  9. To make crisp or brittle, as in cooking.
  10. To undulate or ripple. Cf. Crisp, v. t.
  11. That which is crisp or brittle; the state of being crisp or brittle; as, burned to a crisp; specifically, the rind of roasted pork; crackling.

Crisp Quotations

I always preferred my father's pasta the next day, when he'd put it in a hot oven with heaps of extra cheese. It would emerge slightly burned and very crisp on top.
Yotam Ottolenghi

As much as I love crisp, clean whites, there's always a time for rich but balanced Chardonnays with oak, especially at Thanksgiving.
Gary Vaynerchuk

Lettuce is like conversation; it must be fresh and crisp, so sparkling that you scarcely notice the bitter in it.
Charles Dudley Warner

I found golf late in life, in 1990. I took some lessons and struggled. Then one day, I hit a drive that was so crisp and clean, with no vibration. There's no feeling like it. I was hooked.
Dennis Quaid

I was probably the best that ever walked this earth. And I could take a punch. I could deliver a punch. I didn't have the hardest punch in the world but my punches were sharp and they were crisp. And if you took too many of them, you would be knocked out.
Larry Holmes
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Crisp Translations

crisp in Dutch is knapperig, croquant
crisp in German is knusprig, knusprig, knusperige
crisp in Spanish is crespo
crisp in Swedish is chips, krusa, frisk

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