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Definition of 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.
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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