View definitions for crispy


adjective as in breakable

adjective as in crisp

Strongest matches

Strong matches

adjective as in crunchy

adjective as in crusty

Discover More

Example Sentences

With the best budget toasters on the market, you can enjoy an evenly browned, crispy slice with your breakfast and put all that money you saved toward a tasty takeout dinner.

Pan-fry the dumplings on one side — or, if you prefer, all over — until golden brown and crispy, 3 to 4 minutes per side.

The edges get almost a crispy lacework from all the butter and fat.

From Eater

With Persian tahdig — the fluffy-rice, crispy-bottom classic — practice makes perfectStart with the spicy, herb-packed ghalieh mahi.

The phyllo will get super crispy, but it is still quite tasty.

Imagine waking up to find a guy who looks like a tech startup employee eating your charred crispy leg.

The Plaza Hotel cooked a fancy-pants latke with red wine braised oxtail, horseradish sunchoke cream, and crispy kale.

“I think as the ubiquity of French fries prove, everyone loves a crispy fried potato,” he said in an email.

Before you chuckle, the city is famous for its bagels…think crispy and almost scooped out.

Festival must-eats include the crispy-skinned buttered chicken, giant pretzels, and anything with ‘wurst’ in the name.

But Peter would not wake, neither would Crispy, and Odu wept outright at last.

Fleetwood scrutinized the cast of his features and the touch of his fingers on the crispy paper.

It is more economical to cut salt pork into small bits, and try it till the pork is brown and crispy.

Maw had put a red geranium on the table; there was the crispy fragrance of frying salt pork and soda biscuit in the air.

I rummage and fumble about, excitedly poking my nose everywhere, till I find the crispy tip of a pink ear—Her ear.


On this page you'll find 66 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to crispy, such as: brittle, crisp, flimsy, frail, crumbly, and delicate.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.