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"crusty" in British English

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crustyadjective

uk   us   /ˈkrʌs.ti/

crustynoun [C]

uk   us   /ˈkrʌs.ti/ UK informal
a ​youngperson who does not ​live in a way that ​societyconsidersnormal, ​typically with ​untidy or ​dirtyclothes and ​hair, and no ​regularjob or ​permanenthome: Lots of crusties came into ​town for the ​festival.
(Definition of crusty from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"crusty" in American English

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crustyadjective

 us   /ˈkrʌs·ti/
  • crusty adjective (UNHAPPY)

unhappy and ​easilyannoyed: He’s a crusty, ​oldbachelor who ​livesalone.
  • crusty adjective (OF BREAD)

having a hard ​outercovering : fresh, crusty ​bread
(Definition of crusty from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “crusty”
in Chinese (Simplified) 有硬壳的…
in Turkish huysuz, uyuz, samimi olmayan…
in Russian раздражительный, резкий, покрытый коркой…
in Chinese (Traditional) 有硬殼的…
in Polish drażliwy, chrupiący…
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