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crispy Syllabification: crisp·y
Pronunciation: /ˈkrispē/

Definition of crispy in English:

adjective (crispier, crispiest)

(Of food, typically cooked food) having a pleasingly firm, dry, and brittle surface or texture: crispy fried bacon
More example sentences
  • Decorate with a fresh raspberry, a mint leaf, or optionally crumble crispy cookies on top.
  • The crispy pork spare ribs, excited as I was to try them, didn't really deliver though.
  • The dish also included some crispy bacon.


Example sentences
  • The crispiness of the crusty bread, the crunchiness of toast and the soft, yielding moistness of freshly baked bread are truly three of the wonders of life.
  • The batter itself, thinly spread, cooked to almost crispiness and folded in a square, was at first strangely sweet.
  • Just the right amount of crispiness on the outside and softness inside, contrasting with the sharpness of the lemon and sweetness of the sugar.

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