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Princeton's WordNet

  1. crumb(noun)

    a very small quantity of something

    "he gave only a crumb of information about his plans"; "there were few crumbs of comfort in the report"

  2. rotter, dirty dog, rat, skunk, stinker, stinkpot, bum, puke, crumb, lowlife, scum bag, so-and-so, git(noun)

    a person who is deemed to be despicable or contemptible

    "only a rotter would do that"; "kill the rat"; "throw the bum out"; "you cowardly little pukes!"; "the British call a contemptible person a `git'"

  3. crumb(verb)

    small piece of e.g. bread or cake

  4. crumb(verb)

    coat with bread crumbs

    "crumb a cutlet"

  5. crumb(verb)

    break into crumbs

  6. crumb(verb)

    remove crumbs from

    "crumb the table"

Wiktionary

  1. crumb(Noun)

    A small piece of baked food (such as cake, biscuit or bread).

    The pigeons were quite happily picking at bread crumbs on the ground.

    Etymology: From cruma. The b appeared in the mid 15th century to match crumble and words like dumb, numb, thumb.

  2. crumb(Noun)

    A bit, small amount.

    a crumb of comfort

    Etymology: From cruma. The b appeared in the mid 15th century to match crumble and words like dumb, numb, thumb.

  3. crumb(Noun)

    The soft internal portion of bread, surrounded by crust.

    Etymology: From cruma. The b appeared in the mid 15th century to match crumble and words like dumb, numb, thumb.

  4. crumb(Noun)

    A mixture of sugar, cocoa and milk, used to make industrial chocolate

    Etymology: From cruma. The b appeared in the mid 15th century to match crumble and words like dumb, numb, thumb.

  5. crumb(Noun)

    A nobody, worthless person.

    Etymology: From cruma. The b appeared in the mid 15th century to match crumble and words like dumb, numb, thumb.

  6. crumb(Noun)

    A body louse.

    Etymology: From cruma. The b appeared in the mid 15th century to match crumble and words like dumb, numb, thumb.

  7. crumb(Verb)

    To cover with crumbs.

    Etymology: From cruma. The b appeared in the mid 15th century to match crumble and words like dumb, numb, thumb.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Crumb(noun)

    a small fragment or piece; especially, a small piece of bread or other food, broken or cut off

    Etymology: [AS. cruma, akin to D. kruim, G. krume; cf. G. krauen to scratch, claw.]

  2. Crumb(noun)

    fig.: A little; a bit; as, a crumb of comfort

    Etymology: [AS. cruma, akin to D. kruim, G. krume; cf. G. krauen to scratch, claw.]

  3. Crumb(noun)

    the soft part of bread

    Etymology: [AS. cruma, akin to D. kruim, G. krume; cf. G. krauen to scratch, claw.]

  4. Crumb(verb)

    to break into crumbs or small pieces with the fingers; as, to crumb bread

    Etymology: [AS. cruma, akin to D. kruim, G. krume; cf. G. krauen to scratch, claw.]

Freebase

  1. Crumb

    Crumb is a 1994 documentary film about the noted underground cartoonist Robert Crumb and his family. Directed by Terry Zwigoff and produced by Lynn O'Donnell, it won widespread acclaim. It was released in the USA on April 28, 1995, having been screened at film festivals the previous year. Jeffery M. Anderson placed the film on his list of the ten greatest films of all time, labeling it "the greatest documentary ever made."

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Crumb

    krum, n. a small bit or morsel of bread: a small particle of anything: the soft part of bread.—v.t. to break into crumbs: to fill with crumbs.—ns. Crumb′-brush, a brush for sweeping crumbs off the table; Crumb′-cloth, a cloth laid under a table to keep falling crumbs from the carpet.—adjs. Crumb′y, Crum′my, in crumbs: soft. [A.S. cruma; Dut. kruim; Ger. krume; allied to crimp.]

The New Hacker's Dictionary

  1. crumb

    Two binary digits; a quad. Larger than a bit, smaller than a nybble. Considered silly. Syn. tayste. General discussion of such terms is under nybble.

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of crumb in Chaldean Numerology is: 8

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of crumb in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3

Examples of crumb in a Sentence

  1. Gail Vance Civille:

    Just on the texture side, [ the chocolate chip cookie ] has a lot going for it, every bite will be interesting. ... You will hit the cookie, which has crispness due to air pockets in the cookie crumb, and then the chocolate, which is dense and uniform when you bite through it. It's like a symphony orchestra playing together. ... It's very harmonious.

  2. Eric Hoffer:

    The wise learn from the experience of others, and the creative know how to make a crumb of experience go a long way.

  3. Greg Sullivan:

    This ten million is just another crumb that’s being thrown into the black hole of Cape Wind.

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