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Definition of 'crisp'

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  1. a thin crisp slice of potato fried in deep fat
       Synonyms: chip potato chip Saratoga chip


  1. make wrinkles or creases into a smooth surface; "The dress got wrinkled"
       Synonyms: wrinkle ruckle crease crinkle scrunch scrunch up
  2. make brown and crisp by heating; "toast bread"; "crisp potatoes"
       Synonyms: crispen toast


  1. (of something seen or heard) clearly defined; "a sharp photographic image"; "the sharp crack of a twig"; "the crisp snap of dry leaves underfoot"
       Synonyms: sharp
  2. tender and brittle; "crisp potato chips"
       Synonyms: crispy
  3. pleasantly cold and invigorating; "crisp clear nights and frosty mornings"; "a nipping wind"; "a nippy fall day"; "snappy weather"; (`parky' is a British term)
       Synonyms: frosty nipping nippy snappy parky
  4. pleasingly firm and fresh and making a crunching noise when chewed; "crisp carrot and celery sticks"; "a firm apple"; "crunchy lettuce"
       Synonyms: firm crunchy
  5. of hair in small tight curls
       Synonyms: frizzly frizzy kinky nappy
  6. brief and to the point; effectively cut short; "a crisp retort"; "a response so curt as to be almost rude"; "the laconic reply; `yes'"; "short and terse and easy to understand"
       Synonyms: curt laconic terse

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