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'" [syn: 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"
- /kɹʌm/, /krVm/
- Rhymes: -ʌm
small piece of biscuit, cake, etc
soft internal portion of bread
(figurative) small amount
mixture to make industrial chocolate
- To cover with crumbs.
Crumb may refer to:
crumb in German: Crumb
crumb in French: Crumb
crumb in Norwegian: Crumb
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