crust Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary
Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

The most popular online dictionary and thesaurus for learners of English

Meaning of “crust” in the English Dictionary

"crust" in British English

See all translations


uk   us   /krʌst/
[C or U] a hard ​outercovering of something: pie crust (= the ​cookedpastry on ​top) the earth's crust [C] the ​outsidelayer of a loaf of ​bread: Could you ​cut the crusts off the ​sandwiches, ​please?
adjective uk   us   /ˈkrʌs.tɪd/
crusted with ​mud
(Definition of crust from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"crust" in American English

See all translations


 us   /krʌst/

crust noun (BREAD)

[C/U] a hard ​outercovering, esp. on a ​loaf of ​bread or a ​pastry

crust noun (EARTH)

earth science [C] the ​outerlayer of the ​earth
adjective [not gradable]  us   /ˈkrʌs·təl/
earth science crustal ​displacement
(Definition of crust from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
What is the pronunciation of crust?
Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website
Word of the Day


typical of autumn

Word of the Day