from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- transitive v. To crush or crunch with the teeth.
- transitive v. To strike heavily with a crunching sound.
- intransitive v. To make a crunching sound, especially in walking over snow.
- n. A crunching sound.
- n. The sound of an exploding shell.
- n. A heavy blow.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- adj. Hard or crusty; dry baked
- adj. crooked; bent
- n. The sound of a muffled explosion.
- v. To produce such a sound.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. Crooked; bent.
- adj. Hard or crusty; dry baked.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Crooked; bent.
- n. A deformed or crooked person.
- To bend; crook.
- To be out of temper.
- To become perverted or corrupt.
- n. The cramp.
- To make a crunching noise, as in eating what is hard and brittle; emit a creaking sound, as snow when crushed under the feet; crunch.
- Brittle; crusty; dry-baked; crisp.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- v. bombard with heavy shells
- v. explode heavily or with a loud dull noise
- v. make a noise typical of an engine lacking lubricants
Imitative.(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
Anglo-Saxon crumb stooping, bent down, akin to Old High German chrumb, German krumm, Danish krum, and English cramp. (Wiktionary)