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English definition of “crisp”

crisp

adjective (HARD)    /krɪsp/ mainly approving
hard enough to be broken easilyHard and firm describes cooked foods, such as pastry and biscuits, that are well cooked so that they are just dry and hard enoughHard and firmVarious qualities of food describes fruit or vegetables that are fresh and firm: a crisp appleHard and firm C2 describes paper or cloth that is stiff and smooth: a crisp new £5 note/a crisp white tableclothHard and firm crisply     /-li/ adverb Not saying muchBlunt and direct in speech and behaviourNot being friendlyDigressing and being indirect or evasive crispness     /-nəs/ noun [U] Not saying muchBlunt and direct in speech and behaviourNot being friendlyDigressing and being indirect or evasive
(Definition of crisp adjective (HARD) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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