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All of the good stuff is going to be done in the future. The stuff we are doing now is crummy compared with what will finally mature.
Bill Budge

Meaning of "crummy" in the English dictionary

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ETYMOLOGY OF THE WORD CRUMMY

Variant spelling of crumby.
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Etymology is the study of the origin of words and their changes in structure and significance.
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PRONUNCIATION OF CRUMMY

crummy  [ˈkrʌmɪ] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF CRUMMY

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Crummy is an adjective.
The adjective is the word that accompanies the noun to determine or qualify it.

WHAT DOES CRUMMY MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Definition of crummy in the English dictionary

The definition of crummy in the dictionary is of little value; inferior; contemptible. Other definition of crummy is unwell or depressed.


WORDS THAT RHYME WITH CRUMMY


Brummie
ˈbrʌmɪ
chummy
ˈtʃʌmɪ
crumby
ˈkrʌmɪ
crummie
ˈkrʌmɪ
drummy
ˈdrʌmɪ
dummy
ˈdʌmɪ
gummy
ˈɡʌmɪ
lumme
ˈlʌmɪ
lummy
ˈlʌmɪ
mummy
ˈmʌmɪ
plummy
ˈplʌmɪ
pumy
ˈpʌmɪ
rummy
ˈrʌmɪ
scrummie
ˈskrʌmɪ
scrummy
ˈskrʌmɪ
scummy
ˈskʌmɪ
thrummy
ˈθrʌmɪ
thumby
ˈθʌmɪ
tummy
ˈtʌmɪ
yummy
ˈjʌmɪ

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE CRUMMY

crumbum
crumby
crumen
crumenal
crumhorn
crummie
crummier
crummies
crummiest
crumminess
crummock
Crummock Water
crump
crumpet
crumple
crumple zones
crumpled
crumplings
crumply
crumpy

WORDS THAT END LIKE CRUMMY

alpha mummy
crash dummy
crash test dummy
gin rummy
gippy tummy
slummy
stuffed dummy
tailor´s dummy
thingummy
ventriloquist´s dummy
yummy mummy

Synonyms and antonyms of crummy in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

SYNONYMS OF «CRUMMY»

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

Translation of «crummy» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF CRUMMY

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

Translator English - Chinese

照出
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

de mala muerte
570 millions of speakers

English

crummy
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

फालतू
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

قذر
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

вшивый
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

miserável
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

টুকরা টুকরা
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

sale
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Kotor
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

mies
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

安っぽい
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

지저분한
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Crummy
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

dể thương
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

crummy
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

तुरा
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

köhne
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

scadente
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

kiepska
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

вошивий
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

crummy
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

ταλαιπωρημένος
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

mollig
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

kass
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

crummy
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of crummy

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «CRUMMY»

The term «crummy» is regularly used and occupies the 71.664 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «CRUMMY» OVER TIME

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

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7 QUOTES WITH «CRUMMY»

Famous quotes and sentences with the word crummy.
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Bill Budge
All of the good stuff is going to be done in the future. The stuff we are doing now is crummy compared with what will finally mature.
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Mel Gibson
I think the 'Lethal Weapon' movies contain my favorite performances. It sounds really crummy, I know, but although the work doesn't look hard, it's difficult to create 'effortless' on screen.
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Jaron Lanier
I think complexity is mostly sort of crummy stuff that is there because it's too expensive to change the interface.
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Philip Levine
It's ironic that while I was a worker in Detroit, which I left when I was twenty six, my sense was that the thing that's going to stop me from being a poet is the fact that I'm doing this crummy work.
5
Peter Steele
Instead of slashing my wrists, I just write a bunch of really crummy songs.
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Rex Tillerson
In conventional oil and natural gas production, you always produce a lot of formation water, and it's crummy water. It's real salty. It's got heavy metals in it. It's got bad stuff in it.
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Anne Tyler
My family can always tell when I'm well into a novel because the meals get very crummy.

10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «CRUMMY»

Discover the use of crummy in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to crummy and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
1
Crummy Mummy and Me
'I don't think my mum's fit to be a parent, really I don't.
Anne Fine, 2001
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Quest for the Holy Grill: 50 Crummy But Good Restaurants ...
Profiles of 50 rough-and-ready eating joints that serve up something extra
Donovan Kelly, 2002
3
You Can't Be a Smart Cookie If You Have a Crummy Attitude
Don't let a crummy attitude spoil your success. Feast instead on these bite-sized chunks of life-changing wisdom!.
John C. Maxwell, 1995
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A ride in the crummy
Two boys have an exciting ride in the caboose of a big train.
Gary Hines, 1991
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My Crummy Valentine
Robin and Starfire go on a date on Valentine's Day, but can they ignore all the distractions, including their meddling teammates?
J. Torres, 2014
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Curse You, Otis Crummy
CRUMMY: What is it? What's wrong? (TANGERINE RETURNS.) TANGERINE: She says she's ticklish. CRUMMY: Never mind about that! Get that will! ( TANGERINE EXITS. Pause. More GIGGLING from CHEERFUL Pause. CHEERFUL is ...
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Australian capers: or, Christopher Cockle's colonial ...
Couldn't possibly do it," urged Mrs. Crummy, " not if it were raining bakers' rasps and half-pound weights. Molly Koddlcs would be scared to death if left in the house alone for a night. She believes in ghosts, the old goose." After many pros and ...
John Richard Houlding, 1867
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Stanway: an élite burial site at Camulodunum
No further information has been provided for this title.
Philip Crummy, 2007
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Solving Language Problems: From General to Applied Linguistics
The way in which the CED treats the example crummy, discussed in the paragraph on homonymy, implies that the different meanings of the two words crummy must have developed from the different senses of one polysemous lexical item ...
R. R. K. Hartmann, 1996
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Burnt Pancakes and Crummy Biscuits
Burnt Pancakes and Crummy Biscuits The Cookbook of home style recipes by Patricia Ann Herren.
Patricia Ann Herren, 2012

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «CRUMMY»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term crummy is used in the context of the following news items.
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5 Stocks With Crummy Earnings Momentum — FNBN GYRO APU …
This week, these five stocks have the worst ratings in Earnings Momentum, one of the eight Fundamental Categories on Portfolio Grader. «Investorplace.com, Jul 15»
2
Why American conservatives should root for Greece's crazy socialists
It only has itself to blame for a dysfunctional political culture that has resulted in big public pensions and crummy, corrupt tax collections. And to ... «The Week Magazine, Jul 15»
3
SCBWA hesitant to give position on Toll Bros. development
“We build a lot of crummy, cookie-cutter developments across this community that make our greater community look a little less interesting.”. «Centre Daily Times, Jul 15»
4
Turn Your Conventional Car Into a Driverless One for 10 Grand
For $10,000, an RP-1 installation converts your crummy old conventional car into a lovely futuristic driverless one. That blanket offer comes with ... «CityLab, Jul 15»
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Bonds: More Interesting Than They Seem
Railroad bonds might be backed by all the resources of the issuer, or the real estate, or the rolling stock or just one crummy aged caboose ... «Forbes, Jul 15»
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10 Incredible Health Benefits of a Sugar Detox
If you're one of the millions of Americans suffering from obesity, diabetes, high blood pressure or even just plain feeling crummy as a result of ... «EcoWatch, Jul 15»
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Heather Skyler: Moving can take a toll on kids
... some nice and some crummy. When we arrived at my mom's condo in Temecula, we had five days to find a place in Long Beach and move in ... «OCRegister, Jul 15»
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2015 college football preseason rankings (No. 119): Miami (Ohio …
... hints at a lack of stability), it's reasonable to say the RedHawks can tolerate another crummy year if it provides some hope moving forward. «Syracuse.com, Jul 15»
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Current Trade Stocks Roundup: Entergy (NYSE:ETR), Tri Pointe …
Jordan Kaplan, President and Chief Executive Officer, will host the call together with Theodore Guth, Chief Financial Officer, and Kevin Crummy ... «wsnewspublishers, Jul 15»
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The obligatory “feds raid Subway spokesman Jared Fogle's home …
This is the only thing Twitter seems to want to talk about on this slow-news summer morning, replete with various crummy jokes about the ... «Hot Air, Jul 15»

REFERENCE
« EDUCALINGO. Crummy [online]. Available <https://educalingo.com/en/dic-en/crummy>. Aug 2019 ».
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