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Definition of 'crumb'


  1. a very small quantity of something; "he gave only a crumb of information about his plans"; "there were few crumbs of comfort in the report"
  2. a person who is deemed to be despicable or contemptible; "only a rotter would do that"; "kill the rat"; "throw the bum out"; "you cowardly little pukes!"; "the British call a contemptible person a `git'"
       Synonyms: rotter dirty dog rat skunk stinker stinkpot bum puke lowlife scum bag so-and-so git
  3. small piece of e.g. bread or cake


  1. coat with bread crumbs; "crumb a cutlet"
  2. break into crumbs
  3. remove crumbs from; "crumb the table"

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