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Meaning of "crunchy" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF CRUNCHY

crunchy  [ˈkrʌntʃɪ] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF CRUNCHY

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

WHAT DOES CRUNCHY MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Definition of crunchy in the English dictionary

The definition of crunchy in the dictionary is crisp-textured. Other definition of crunchy is making a crunching sound.


WORDS THAT RHYME WITH CRUNCHY


benchy
ˈbɛntʃɪ
Binchy
ˈbɪntʃɪ
branchy
ˈbræntʃɪ
bunchy
ˈbʌntʃɪ
chinchy
ˈtʃɪntʃɪ
Comanche
kəˈmæntʃɪ
conchie
ˈkɒntʃɪ
conchy
ˈkɒntʃɪ
crunchie
ˈkrʌntʃɪ
Frenchie
ˈfrɛntʃɪ
Frenchy
ˈfrɛntʃɪ
Leonardo
ˌliːəˈnɑːdəʊdəˈvɪntʃɪ
paunchy
ˈpɔːntʃɪ
punchy
ˈpʌntʃɪ
Ranchi
ˈræntʃɪ
raunchy
ˈrɔːntʃɪ
scrunchie
ˈskrʌntʃɪ
scrunchy
ˈskrʌntʃɪ
stenchy
ˈstentʃɪ
Vinci
ˈvɪntʃɪ

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE CRUNCHY

crumply
crumpy
crunch
crunch time
crunchable
cruncher
crunchie
crunchily
crunchiness
crunchings
crunk
crunodal
crunode
cruor
crupper
crura
crural
crus
crusade
crusader

WORDS THAT END LIKE CRUNCHY

achy
anarchy
beachy
bitchy
catchy
Cauchy
Clichy
duchy
hierarchy
itchy
Maconchy
monarchy
patchy
peachy
scratchy
sketchy
slouchy
stretchy
touchy
Vichy

Synonyms and antonyms of crunchy in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «crunchy» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF CRUNCHY

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

Translator English - Chinese

脆的
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

crujiente
570 millions of speakers

English

crunchy
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

कुरकुरे
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

مقدد
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

хрустящие
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

crocante
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

কড়্কড়়্ শব্দকারী
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

croquant
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Renyah
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

knackig
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

しゃきしゃきした
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

아삭아삭한
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Crunchy
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

dòn
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

முறுமுறுப்பான
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

कुरकुरीत
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

gevrek
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

croccante
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

chrupiące
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

хрусткі
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

crocante
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

τραγανά
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

crunchy
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

krispigt
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

crunchy
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of crunchy

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «CRUNCHY»

The term «crunchy» is quite widely used and occupies the 23.880 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «CRUNCHY» OVER TIME

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

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4 QUOTES WITH «CRUNCHY»

Famous quotes and sentences with the word crunchy.
1
Rico Rodriguez
I go for crunchy things - I like green beans, broccoli, asparagus, celery and carrots. I'm not a fruit eater, though.
2
Marcus Samuelsson
I love using rice as a flour; I'll grind roasted rice and dip fish in that. It gives a beautiful, crunchy texture.
3
Marcus Samuelsson
I happen to love coconut, particularly for that sweet and crunchy texture it adds to any dish.
4
Maria Shriver
I like cookies, any cookie you put in front of me - animal cookies, sugar cookies, anything crunchy.

10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «CRUNCHY»

Discover the use of crunchy in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to crunchy and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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The Captain Underpants Extra-crunchy Book O' Fun
George, Harold, Captain Underpants, and a cast of bad guys jump from the pages in a lively activity book filled with puzzles, games, comics, drawing tips, Flip-o-Rama pages, and more. Original.
Dav Pilkney, 2009
2
Creamy and Crunchy: An Informal History of Peanut Butter, ...
To a surprising extent, the story of peanut butter is the story of twentieth-century America, and Jon Krampner writes its first popular history, rich with anecdotes and facts culled from interviews, research, travels in the peanut-growing ...
Jon Krampner, 2013
3
Chewy Gooey Crispy Crunchy Melt-in-your-mouth Cookies
Brand-new cookies and delicious new spins on the classics are here, with simple well-tested recipes and all the tips, techniques, and ideas that you need to please a crowd or satisfy the most sophisticated palate around.
Alice Medrich, 2010
4
Crunchy Cons: The New Conservative Counterculture and Its ...
We share Russell Kirk’s conviction that “the institution most essential to conserve is the family.” From the Hardcover edition.
Rod Dreher, 2010
5
The All New Captain Underpants Extra Crunchy Book O' Fun 2
Learn how to draw your favourite characters, tell cheesy jokes, and even make your own silly Captain Underpants story. Also includes a new comic-book adventure starring Captain Underpants, Super Diaper Baby, and the amazing Diaper Dog.
Dav Pilkey, 2003
6
Crunchy bananas and other great recipes kids can cook
Recipes that can be transformed into edible & delicious creations by two through eight-year-olds with a little help from mothers & fathers.
Barbara Wilms, 1975
7
Stays Crunchy in Milk
One day, she wasn't there at all. And then they were three. A fairy tale for the super-sugar generation, Stays Crunchy in Milk is a road novel packed with 100% of your recommended daily allowance of essential action and adventure.
Adam P. Knave, 2009
8
The Extra Big 'n' Extra Crunchy Captain Underpants Book of Fun
A bumper activity book bursting with the most disgusting jokes, perilous puzzles, and the all-time silliest things to do EVER!
Dav Pilkey, 2008
9
Fall Leaves: Colorful and Crunchy
Discusses the life cycle of leaves, describes how they change color in the fall, and provides instructions for an autumn art project.
Martha E. H. Rustad, 2011
10
Crunchy Croc [With Hand Puppet]
Hungry Coco the crocodile will chew on anything in sight even as her friends try to encourage her to eat the healthy foods available in Jungle Town, in a book which incorporates a hand puppet in every scene.
Sam Lloyd, 2013

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «CRUNCHY»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term crunchy is used in the context of the following news items.
1
Crunchy and juicy fried chicken the way Gladys Knight likes it
It's the fried chicken that really shines — crunchy on the outside but juicy on the inside, and salty in just the right way. Hankerson won't divulge ... «Boston Globe, Jul 15»
2
Grimy, grungy Crunchy Kids
Crunchy Kids embody crunchiness in everything they play, do, eat and breathe. Living that lifestyle allows the quartet to engage in daily ... «Minnesota Daily, Jul 15»
3
Satisfy afterschool munchies with something crunchy
We all just need to accept that no matter how much we'd like otherwise, kale “chips” just aren't going to satisfy that afterschool need for ... «The Herald-Times, Jul 15»
4
The Scientific Reason Why Crunchy Food Beats Soggy Food Every …
Picture a bowl of cereal. Imagine you've just filled it with milk, and you're about to dig in, but your phone rings. You leave your breakfast at the ... «Yahoo Food, Jul 15»
5
Satisfy Those Afterschool Munchies With Something Crunchy
You'd much rather have had this salty-crunchy-savory-cheesy blend of cereal, crackers, pretzels and nuts, all doused with a generous helping ... «ABC News, Jul 15»
6
Video: California senators get 'crunchy' at health hearing
Many of state Sen. Mike McGuire's Redwood Empire constituents could fall under the common slang definition of crunchy: Environmentally ... «Sacramento Bee, Jul 15»
7
Kale salad with crunchy nut lemon topping-Gourmet Girls
Gourmet Girls Crunchy Nut Lemon Topping: Ingredients: 2 Tablespoons nuts; 1 Tablespoon EVO; 1 cup gluten free bread crumbs; 2 oil packed ... «Tucson News Now, Jul 15»
8
Pico Chicken Lasagna mixes creamy and crunchy for an easy one …
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WDRB) -- A roasted chicken and a can of soup take center stage for a Mexican-inspired casserole. Kroger Chef Paul Dowell ... «WDRB, Jul 15»
9
Speedy chicken meal packs flavorful, crunchy punch
These chicken cutlets also get a sweet-spicy-crunchy coating thanks to a quick dredge through breadcrumbs seasoned with paprika, chili ... «Observer-Reporter, Jul 15»
10
Crunchy Data Solutions Unveils Open Source Database System …
Big Data, Apps Crunchy Data Solutions has launched a new open source database system to help government clients meet relational ... «ExecutiveBiz, Jul 15»

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« EDUCALINGO. Crunchy [online]. Available <https://educalingo.com/en/dic-en/crunchy>. Jul 2019 ».
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