EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

crisp +‎ -y

PronunciationEdit

AdjectiveEdit

crispy (comparative crispier, superlative crispiest)

  1. Having a crisp texture; brittle yet tender.
    These biscuits are very crispy.
    Baked rolls should be crispy.

Usage notesEdit

The word crispy relates to prepared food. The word crisp may be applied to other referents, including non-prepared foods such as lettuce and other objects such as paper, with essentially the same meaning.

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NounEdit

crispy (plural crispies)

  1. (informal) The well-baked fat on the surface of a piece of roasted meat.

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