Share this entry
crostini Syllabification: cros·ti·ni
Pronunciation: /krəˈstēnē/

Definition of crostini in English:

plural noun

Small pieces of toasted or fried bread served with a topping as an appetizer or canapé.
Example sentences
  • I wanted to make some kind of crostini (little toasts with a topping) because they are easy enough to assemble, they look pretty and they make a very satisfying finger food.
  • Serve with crostini and a drizzle of extra virgin olive oil, if desired.
  • Buy some jars of pesto and serve on crostini with mozzarella, goat's cheese or roasted vegetables.


Italian, plural of crostino 'little crust'.

Definition of crostini in:
Share this entry

What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?

Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.

Subscribe to remove adverts and access premium resources