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crumbly

[ kruhm-blee ]SEE DEFINITION OF crumbly

Synonyms for crumbly

  • powdery
  • soft
  • breakable
  • corroded
  • crisp
  • crunchy
  • decayed
  • degenerated
  • deteriorated
  • deteriorating
  • disintegrated
  • eroded
  • fragile
  • frail
  • frangible
  • friable
  • oxidized
  • perishing
  • pulverizable
  • rotted
  • rotten
  • rusted
  • shivery
  • short
  • worn
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Antonyms for crumbly

  • flexible
  • pliable
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EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR CRUMBLY

Now, as I have already said, these boards were soft and crumbly.

I found it porous and crumbly, and no heavier than so much chalk.

Some of the baskets were dry and crumbly, but two or three in the center were hard as stone.

Then she reached for a crumbly, sugary slice of coffee cake.

Cheese should be crumbly, as it is then more easily digestible.

Mix the food with a little milk or water, making it crumbly moist, not sloppy.

So everything you made with war flour was apt to be dry and crumbly.

The suet should be dry and crumbly and of a darker shade than the fat.

Nothin' to eat in dis house but some crumbly crackers in three days.

Sheep; crumbly; open texture and pleasing flavor when ripened.

MORE RELATED WORDS FOR CRUMBLY

breakable

adjectiveeasily hurt or destroyed
  • brittle
  • crisp
  • crispy
  • crumbly
  • delicate
  • flimsy
  • fracturable
  • fragile
  • frail
  • frangible
  • friable
  • shatterable
  • shattery
  • splintery
  • vitreous
  • weak

crunchy

adjectivebrittle
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