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Definitions for crumbly
ˈkrʌm blicrumb·ly

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. crumbly, friableadjective

    easily broken into small fragments or reduced to powder

    "friable sandstone"; "friable carcinomatous tissue"; "friable curds formed in the stomach";"crumbly cookies"


  1. crumblyadjective

    easy to break into small fragments; brittle or friable


  1. crumbly

    Crumbly refers to a texture of a substance or material that breaks down or falls apart easily into small pieces or crumbs. It is often used to describe specific types of food or soil.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Crumblyadjective

    eAsily crumbled; friable; brittle

Surnames Frequency by Census Records


    According to the U.S. Census Bureau, Crumbly is ranked #81772 in terms of the most common surnames in America.

    The Crumbly surname appeared 231 times in the 2010 census and if you were to sample 100,000 people in the United States, approximately 0 would have the surname Crumbly.

    55.4% or 128 total occurrences were Black.
    39.8% or 92 total occurrences were White.
    3% or 7 total occurrences were of two or more races.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of crumbly in Chaldean Numerology is: 3

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of crumbly in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4

Examples of crumbly in a Sentence

  1. Richard Kerr:

    When I'm old and crumbly, I don't want to have to wait.

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