What does crusty mean?

Definitions for crusty
ˈkrʌs ticrusty

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word crusty.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. crusted, encrusted, crusty, crustlike(adj)

    having a hardened crust as a covering

  2. crusty, curmudgeonly, gruff, ill-humored, ill-humoured(adj)

    brusque and surly and forbidding

    "crusty remarks"; "a crusty old man"; "his curmudgeonly temper"; "gruff manner"; "a gruff reply"


  1. crusty(Noun)

    A tramp or homeless young person with poor cleanliness.

  2. crusty(Noun)

    Dried eye mucus.

  3. crusty(Noun)

    A member of an urban subculture with roots in punk and grebo, characterized by antiestablishment attitudes and an unkempt appearance.

  4. crusty(Adjective)

    Pertaining to or having a crust, as, for example, in the case of bread.

  5. crusty(Adjective)

    Short-tempered and gruff but, sometimes, with a harmless or benign inner nature; peevish, surly, harsh.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Crusty(adj)

    having the nature of crust; pertaining to a hard covering; as, a crusty coat; a crusty surface or substance

  2. Crusty(adj)

    having a hard exterior, or a short, rough manner, though kind at heart; snappish; peevish; surly

  3. Origin: [Possibly a corruption of cursty. Cf. Curst, Curstness.]

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of crusty in Chaldean Numerology is: 1

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of crusty in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7

Examples of crusty in a Sentence

  1. Aaron Schock:

    I've never been an old crusty white guy, i'm different. You know, I came to Congress at 27.

  2. Doug Hartmann:

    I’m an ol’ crusty fella, and I’m going to stick with Trump, no matter what.

  3. Spaniard Rahm and American Palmer:

    My putting was there today, these greens got a little baked out and crusty but I hit some fabulous putts.

  4. Marcie Kirkup:

    By the next morning, my face and nose was swollen, and my face was starting to get a crusty rash on it like a burn.

  5. Marcie Kirkup:

    I saw some weeds in the entryway where I worked, so I stopped and pulled six of them out of the ground by the roots, and within 24 hours, I had developed some blisters, by the next morning, my face and nose was swollen, and my face was starting to get a crusty rash on it like a burn.

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  • reizbar, mürrisch, krustig, KrusteGerman
  • ξεροψημένος, κακότροποςGreek
  • gruñón, irritableSpanish
  • norsDutch
  • huysuz, geçimsiz, ters, aksiTurkish

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