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From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
Related topics: Food
crustycrust‧y1 /ˈkrʌsti/ adjective πŸ”Š πŸ”Š 1 DFbread that is crusty is pleasant to eat because it has a hard crust πŸ”Š a crusty baguette2 informalBAD-TEMPERED someone who is crusty is bad-tempered syn grumpy πŸ”Š a crusty old man3 SURFACEhaving a thin dry hard layer of something on the surface πŸ”Š The lake was ringed by crusty salt deposits.
Examples from the Corpus
crustyβ€’ The bread is then toasted over hot embers until it is crusty.β€’ Adjust seasoning, serve hot with salad and crusty bread.β€’ Anyone who has tasted the sourdough bread made in San Francisco knows about chewy, crusty bread.β€’ The cream paint was beginning to yellow; a couple of crusty, filling-station mugs stood on top of a metal filing cabinet.β€’ a crusty old Kansas farmerβ€’ There was a crusty ring around the rim of the ketchup bottle.β€’ Serve with crusty rolls and salad.β€’ These businessmen are crusty, rough-edged fellows trying to survive in deadly earnest competition with companies much bigger than theirs.β€’ Meals begin with a tall loaf of crusty sourdough bread.
crustycrusty2 noun (plural crusties) [countable] British English informal πŸ”Š πŸ”Š a young person with a dirty and untidy appearance, usually one who has no permanent job or home and takes part in protests about protecting the environment
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