Definitions for crisp
Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word crisp.
chip, crisp, potato chip, Saratoga chipadjective
a thin crisp slice of potato fried in deep fat
(of something seen or heard) clearly defined
"a sharp photographic image"; "the sharp crack of a twig"; "the crisp snap of dry leaves underfoot"
tender and brittle
"crisp potato chips"
crisp, frosty, nipping, nippy, snappyadjective
pleasantly cold and invigorating
"crisp clear nights and frosty mornings"; "a nipping wind"; "a nippy fall day"; "snappy weather"
pleasingly firm and fresh
crisp, frizzly, frizzy, kinky, nappyadjective
(of hair) in small tight curls
crisp, curt, laconic, terseverb
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"
wrinkle, ruckle, crease, crinkle, scrunch, scrunch up, crispverb
make wrinkles or creases on a smooth surface; make a pressed, folded or wrinkled line in
"The dress got wrinkled"; "crease the paper like this to make a crane"
crispen, toast, crispverb
make brown and crisp by heating
"toast bread"; "crisp potatoes"
A thin slice of fried potato eaten as a snack.
To make crisp.
To become crisp.
Sharp, clearly defined.
Curling in stiff curls or ringlets; as, crisp hair.
Curled with a ripple of water.
Brittle; friable; in a condition to break with a short, sharp fracture; as, crisp snow.
Possessing a certain degree of firmness and freshness; in a fresh, unwilted condition.
Of weather, air etc.: dry and cold.
Quick and accurate.
Brief and to the point. (Esp. in make it crisp.)
Lively; sparking; effervescing.
Brisk; crackling; cheerful; lively.
Of wine: having a refreshing amount of acidity; having less acidity than green wine, but more than a flabby one.
Etymology: From crisp, from crisp, from crispus
Samuel Johnson's Dictionary
Etymology: crispus, Latin.
Bulls are more crisp on the forehead than cows. Francis Bacon.
The Ethiopian black, flat nosed, and crisp haired. Matthew Hale.
You nymphs, call’d Naiads, of the winding brooks,
With your sedg’d crowns, and ever harmless looks,
Leave your crisp channels, and on this green land
Answer your summons, Juno does command. William Shakespeare, Temp.
In frosty weather, musick within doors soundeth better; which may be by reason not of the disposition of the air, but of the wood or string of the instrument, which is made more crisp, and so more porous and hollow. Francis Bacon, Natural Hist.
Etymology: crispo, Latin.
Severn, affrighted with their bloody looks,
Ran fearfully among the trembling reeds,
And hid his crisp’d head in the hollow bank. William Shakespeare, Hen. IV.
Young I’d have him too,
Yet a man, with crisped hair,
Cast in thousand snares and rings,
For love’s fingers, and his rings. Ben Jonson, Underwoods.
The hasty application of spirits of wine is not only unfit for inflammations in general, but also crisps up the vessels of the dura mater and brain, and sometimes produces a gangrene. Samuel Sharp, Surgery.
Along the crisped shades and bow’rs,
Revels the spruce and jocund spring. John Milton.
From that saphine fount the crisped brooks,
Rolling on orient pearl and sands of gold,
Ran nectar, visiting each plant. John Milton, Paradise Lost, b. iv.
curling in stiff curls or ringlets; as, crisp hair
curled with the ripple of the water
brittle; friable; in a condition to break with a short, sharp fracture; as, crisp snow
possessing a certain degree of firmness and freshness; in a fresh, unwilted condition
lively; sparking; effervescing
brisk; crackling; cheerful; lively
to curl; to form into ringlets, as hair, or the nap of cloth; to interweave, as the branches of trees
to cause to undulate irregularly, as crape or water; to wrinkle; to cause to ripple. Cf. Crimp
to make crisp or brittle, as in cooking
to undulate or ripple. Cf. Crisp, v. t
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
Etymology: [L. crispare, fr. crispus. See Crisp. a. ]
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
krisp, adj. curling closely: having a wavy surface: so dry as to be crumbled easily: brittle, or short, as 'crisp cakes,' &c.: fresh and bracing, as 'crisp air:' firm, the opposite of limp or flabby, as a 'crisp style' in writing.—v.t. to curl or twist: to make crisp or wavy.—adjs. Cris′pāte, -d, having a crisped or wavy appearance.—ns. Crispā′tion; Crisp′ature, a curling; Crisp′er, one who or that which crisps; Crisp′ing-ī′ron, -pin, a curling-iron.—adv. Crisp′ly.—n. Crisp′ness.—adj. Crisp′y. [A.S.,—L. crispus.]
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The numerical value of crisp in Chaldean Numerology is: 8
The numerical value of crisp in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2
I played really well today, i hit the ball so crisp and so solid and made some nice putts there on the front nine and had things rolling for a little bit.
But, I’ve been upgraded to first class, I think, just because I was nicely dressed. I was wearing a navy blue suit with a red tie and a crisp white shirt and everyone else looked like slobs.
If all my world burnt to a crisp but for one tiny metal heart, I would give that heart to you.
Right now our focus ought to be really crisp execution, running the business. That opportunity sits out there as upside, perhaps, in the future.
Just haven’t been as crisp and sometimes you have to simplify, just trying to get back to myself and I’ve felt closer to that tonight than I have in the last couple outings.
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- свеж, оживен, къдрав, освежителен, накъдрен, жив, хрускав, искрящ, правя ронлив, начупен, хрупкав, ронлив, чипсBulgarian
- forsch, Chip, knackig, knusprig, sprödeGerman
- preciso, efervescente, burbujeanteSpanish
- sliseag, fionnarScottish Gaelic
- animado, borbulhante, alegre, batata frita, efervescentePortuguese
- хрупкий, живой, свежий, кудрявыйRussian
- kırışık, ayazlı, körpe, gevrekTurkish
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