Definitions of crisp:
  • noun:   a thin crisp slice of potato fried in deep fat
  • verb:   make brown and crisp by heating
    Example: "Crisp potatoes"
  • verb:   make wrinkles or creases into a smooth surface
  • adjective:   pleasantly cold and invigorating
    Example: "Crisp clear nights and frosty mornings"
  • adjective:   tender and brittle
    Example: "Crisp potato chips"
  • adjective:   brief and to the point; effectively cut short
    Example: "A crisp retort"
  • adjective:   (of something seen or heard) clearly defined
    Example: "The crisp snap of dry leaves underfoot"
  • adjective:   in small tight curls
  • adjective:   pleasingly firm and fresh and making a crunching noise when chewed
    Example: "Crisp carrot and celery sticks"
  • name:  A surname (common: 1 in 16666 families; popularity rank in the U.S.: #2214)

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