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Meaning of "crumbly" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF CRUMBLY

crumbly  [ˈkrʌmblɪ] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF CRUMBLY

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Crumbly can act as a noun and an adjective.
A noun is a type of word the meaning of which determines reality. Nouns provide the names for all things: people, objects, sensations, feelings, etc.

The adjective is the word that accompanies the noun to determine or qualify it.

WHAT DOES CRUMBLY MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Definition of crumbly in the English dictionary

The definition of crumbly in the dictionary is easily crumbled or crumbling. Other definition of crumbly is an older person.


WORDS THAT RHYME WITH CRUMBLY


assembly
əˈsɛmblɪ
disassembly
ˌdɪsəˈsɛmblɪ
dissembly
dɪˈsemblɪ
grumbly
ˈɡrʌmblɪ
humbly
ˈhʌmblɪ
mumbly
ˈmʌmblɪ
nimbly
ˈnɪmblɪ
reassembly
ˌriːəˈsemblɪ
rumbly
ˈrʌmblɪ
self-assembly
ˌsɛlfəˈsɛmblɪ
shambly
ˈʃæmblɪ
stumbly
ˈstʌmblɪ
subassembly
ˌsʌbəˈsɛmblɪ
trembly
ˈtremblɪ
wambly
ˈwɒmblɪ
Wembley
ˈwɛmblɪ

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE CRUMBLY

crumb
crumbcloth
crumber
crumbier
crumbiest
crumble
crumblier
crumblies
crumbliest
crumbliness
crumblings
crumbs
crumbum
crumby
crumen
crumenal
crumhorn
crummie
crummier
crummies

WORDS THAT END LIKE CRUMBLY

brambly
constituent assembly
dumbly
General Assembly
home assembly
House of Assembly
jumbly
legislative assembly
National Assembly
numbly
tail assembly
unlawful assembly
Welsh Assembly

Synonyms and antonyms of crumbly in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

SYNONYMS OF «CRUMBLY»

The following words have a similar or identical meaning as «crumbly» and belong to the same grammatical category.
synonyms of crumbly

Translation of «crumbly» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF CRUMBLY

Find out the translation of crumbly to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of crumbly from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «crumbly» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

易碎的
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

desmenuzable
570 millions of speakers

English

crumbly
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

बिखरना
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

متفتت
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

рассыпчатый
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

farelento
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

সহজে টুকরা টুকরা হয় এমন
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

friable
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Rapuh
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

krümelig
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

もろい
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

잘 부서지는
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Crumbly
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

dể sụp
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

நொறுங்கும்
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

फुटणारा
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

ufalanan
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

friabile
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

krucha
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

розсипчастий
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

sfărâmicioasă
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

εύθρυπτο
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

krummelrig
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

smulig
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

smuldrete
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of crumbly

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «CRUMBLY»

The term «crumbly» is regularly used and occupies the 73.242 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «CRUMBLY» OVER TIME

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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about crumbly

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10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «CRUMBLY»

Discover the use of crumbly in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to crumbly and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
1
The Sensory Evaluation of Dairy Products
As the term ''crumbly'' suggests, the butter appears dry and readily falls apart, rather than appearing waxy and homogenous when pressure is applied to the plug. A crumbly texture suggests that the butter has been under worked; however , if it ...
Stephanie Clark, Michael Costello, MaryAnne Drake, 2009
2
201 Brownies and Bars: Chewy, Crumbly, Crunchy, Cakes
Chewy, crumbly, crunchy cakes.
Gregg R. Gillespie, 2000
3
On Food and Cooking: The Science and Lore of the Kitchen
Crumbly but firm pastries are especially prominent in French cooking, where thin but robust crusts support quiches, various savory pies, and fruit tarts. Where American pie crusts are too tender to support themselves and are served from the  ...
Harold McGee, 2007
4
Soil Survey Reports
... surface soil is gray loamy fine sand continuing to a depth varying from 8 to 15 inches. This layer grades into gray, fine sandy clay streaked and spotted with brown and yellow. This material is sticky when wet but friable and crumbly when dry.
5
Soil survey
Very dark grayish- brown, crumbly clay in uppermost 6 inches; dark grayish- brown, calcareous, sticky clay below. Same ...... Brown, friable loam, 4 to 10 inches thick- Brown, friable loam, 4 to 10 inches thick- Same, except upper part lighter ...
United States. Bureau of Soils, United States. Bureau of Plant Industry, United States. Bureau of Plant Industry, Soils, and Agricultural Engineering, 1961
6
The Bright Dark Nights Of the Soul
WHEN DISABILITY BRINGS OUT SPECIAL TALENTS THE POTRAIT OF A WOUNDED HEALER “It was artist Greg Crumbly's questforhis ancestry that broughtus together Courtesy of Bob Moffa, David crumbly's Jnr grandfather. And there was ...
Fatha John Patrick Kamau
7
Soil survey
Based on the differences in relief, thickness of developed soil profile, and value for general farm crops, the soils of this group are divided among three subgroups: (1) Smooth crumbly heavy soils, (2) sloping crumbly heavy soils, and (3) steep ...
United States Bureau of Chemistry and Soils, United States. Bureau of Plant Industry, United States. Bureau of Plant Industry, Soils, and Agricultural Engineering, 1940
8
The Supai Group of Grand Canyon
... cliff unit — Continued Limestone, reddish-gray, aphanitic; contains jasper bands; forms cliff 4.5 Claystone, pale-reddish-brown, thin-bedded, crumbly; forms slope 3.0 Limestone, reddish-gray with bands of pale- brown, aphanitic, sandy ( very ...
Edwin Dinwiddie McKee, 1982
9
Quiet times with Jesus
A collection of devotional readings and family worship activities.
Faith Johnson Crumbly, Mary H. Duplex, 1992
10
McDowell and His Critics
I have used a rather different example elsewhere.8 Suppose I believe that a cliff is crumbly, and suppose that, so believing, it is more likely that I will be afflicted by nervousness while climbing it, with the result that my grip falters and I fall.
Cynthia Macdonald, Graham Macdonald, 2008

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «CRUMBLY»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term crumbly is used in the context of the following news items.
1
What Do Nutritionists Eat for Lunch?
... beans, tofu or tuna. Then I top it off with some light crumbly cheese, a sprinkle of fresh or dried fruit and some pumpkin seeds for crunch. «Yahoo Food, Jul 15»
2
Eat a Peach
A pastry at the intersection of flaky and crumbly is your goal. Light hands help achieve it. If you use a food processor, use it sparingly, pulse by ... «New York Times, Jul 15»
3
The great rosé revival
The Dezat family's wines are highly regarded, especially the rouge that is made from pinot noir grown in “caillottes,” the crumbly marl and ... «The Register-Guard, Jul 15»
4
Flashback: How Mark Cuban went from beer-stained floors, flat …
... he slept on a mangy sofa. “Nasty, crumbly filling poured out of this thing,” chuckles Schipper. “You probably wouldn't let your dog sleep on it.” ... «Dallas Morning News, Jul 15»
5
Waffles rule at longtime Sioux City restaurant
Formerly known as Ye Olde Tavern, the cafe is credited with the 1924 creation of the loose meat sandwich -- crumbly ground beef mixed with ... «Sioux City Journal, Jul 15»
6
Peach berry crisp recipe
To prepare streusel topping, combine all ingredients in a bowl; use your hands or a pastry blender to mix until evenly combined and crumbly. «Log Cabin Democrat, Jul 15»
7
The Breads and Bakers of DTLA's BierBeisl Imbiss
It's crunchy, flaky and buttery, but not crumbly,” Mairinger says. “Just perfect for the apples, grapes and bit of vanilla cream.” BierBeisl isn't quite ... «LA Magazine, Jul 15»
8
Hello Kitty Obrigado Macau gives local delicacies a feline twist
They are crumbly and delicious. There are 13 flavours of macarons, from cashew nut to pistachio, which cost 28 patacas each — not much less ... «South China Morning Post, Jul 15»
9
Hummus finds a home in the US
Ottolenghi speeds up the chickpea cooking time with a secret weapon: baking soda. Others pulse the beans in the food processor until crumbly ... «Rocky Mount Telegram, Jul 15»
10
Oh! Half of the Carson Block Building Looks Much Better (PHOTOS)
The scaffolding that for months has hugged the south side of Eureka's old, formerly crumbly Carson Block Building came down yesterday and ... «Lost Coast Outpost, Jul 15»

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« EDUCALINGO. Crumbly [online]. Available <https://educalingo.com/en/dic-en/crumbly>. Jun 2019 ».
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