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1. crisp

adjective. ['ˈkrɪsp'] (of something seen or heard) clearly defined.

Synonyms

  • sharp

Antonyms

  • lie
  • stand

Etymology

  • crisp (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • crisp (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

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Rhymes with Crisp

  • chrisp
  • wisp
  • lisp

Sentences with crisp


1. Noun, singular or mass
Brush egg white over the crust before baking to help keep it crisp.

2. Verb, base form
Boiled wings are not especially appealing, so crisp them up under the broiler before serving them.

2. crisp

noun. ['ˈkrɪsp'] a thin crisp slice of potato fried in deep fat.

Synonyms

  • potato chip
  • chip
  • Saratoga chip

Antonyms

  • warm
  • unfrozen
  • hotness
  • passionate

Etymology

  • crisp (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • crisp (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

3. crisp

adjective. ['ˈkrɪsp'] brief and to the point; effectively cut short; `yes'".

Synonyms

  • laconic
  • terse
  • concise

Antonyms

  • uncross
  • stay
  • open
  • disintegrate

Etymology

  • crisp (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • crisp (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

4. crisp

adjective. ['ˈkrɪsp'] pleasantly cold and invigorating.

Synonyms

  • nippy
  • snappy
  • cold
  • nipping

Antonyms

  • conventional
  • normal
  • tasteless
  • unfashionable

Etymology

  • crisp (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • crisp (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

5. crisp

adjective. ['ˈkrɪsp'] (of hair) in small tight curls.

Synonyms

  • curly
  • nappy
  • frizzly
  • kinky

Antonyms

  • lose
  • disappear
  • arrange
  • disjoin

Etymology

  • crisp (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • crisp (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

6. crisp

adjective. ['ˈkrɪsp'] tender and brittle.

Synonyms

  • crispy

Antonyms

  • lethargic
  • good-natured

Etymology

  • crisp (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • crisp (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

7. crisp

adjective. ['ˈkrɪsp'] pleasingly firm and fresh.

Antonyms

  • straightness

Etymology

  • crisp (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • crisp (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

8. crisp

verb. ['ˈkrɪsp'] make brown and crisp by heating.

Synonyms

  • crispen
  • toast
  • heat up

Antonyms

  • unemotionality
  • humane
  • original
  • loving

Etymology

  • crisp (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • crisp (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

9. crisp

verb. ['ˈkrɪsp'] make wrinkles or creases on a smooth surface; make a pressed, folded or wrinkled line in.

Synonyms

  • fold
  • scrunch
  • pucker
  • ruck
  • ruck up
  • crease
  • ruckle
  • crinkle
  • turn up
  • cockle
  • rumple
  • fold up
  • crumple
  • scrunch up
  • knit

Antonyms

  • fresh
  • alive
  • near
  • conscious

Etymology

  • crisp (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • crisp (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
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