Synonyms for crunchy

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It was pitch dark, and the stars were shining, and the snow was so nice and crunchy.

And—quite in contrast to the evening of her seventh birthday anniversary—toast there was, deliciously crisp and crunchy!

Run the kernels through a food chopper or meat grinder to make a Crunchy butter.

I wondered why it was so crunchy until I discovered that there was a beetle inside all the dehydrated peas in the soup.

WORD ORIGIN

1892, from crunch + -y (2). Student slang sense of "annoyingly intense about health or environmental issues" is by 1990, short for crunchy granola (considered as natural and wholesome); not entirely pejorative at first. Related: Crunchiness.

MORE RELATED WORDS FOR CRUNCHY

crisp

adjectivebrittle, dry
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