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English definition of “crisp”

crisp

adjective (CLEAR)    /krɪsp/ mainly approving
describes sound or an image that is very clear: Now that we have cable, we get a wonderfully crisp picture.Apparent and obviousVisibleEasy to understand describes a way of speaking, writing, or behaving that is quick, confident, and effective: a crisp reply a crisp, efficient mannerNot saying muchBlunt and direct in speech and behaviourNot being friendlyDigressing and being indirect or evasive 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 (CLEAR) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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