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Definition 1: small piece of e.g. bread or cake - [noun denoting food]

(crumb is a kind of ...) a small amount of solid food; a mouthful

"all they had left was a bit of bread"

(... is a kind of crumb ) crumb of bread; used especially for coating or thickening

(... is a kind of crumb ) crumbs of crackers used especially for coating or thickening

(... is part of crumb) foods (like breads and cakes and pastries) that are cooked in an oven

Definition 2: a person who is deemed to be despicable or contemptible - [noun denoting person]

Samples where crumb or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • 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 for crumb in the sense of this definition

(crumb is a kind of ...) a person who is not pleasant or agreeable

Definition 3: a very small quantity of something - [noun denoting quantity]

Samples where crumb or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • he gave only a crumb of information about his plans
  • there were few crumbs of comfort in the report

(crumb is a kind of ...) an indefinite quantity that is below average size or magnitude

Definition 4: remove crumbs from - [verb of change]

Samples where crumb or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • crumb the table

(crumb is a kind of ...) remove something concrete, as by lifting, pushing, or taking off, or remove something abstract

"remove a threat" "remove a wrapper" "Remove the dirty dishes from the table" "take the gun from your pocket" "This machine withdraws heat from the environment"

Definition 5: break into crumbs - [verb of change]

(crumb is a kind of ...) break or cause to break into pieces

"The plate fragmented"

Definition 6: coat with bread crumbs - [verb of contact]

Samples where crumb or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • crumb a cutlet

(crumb is a kind of ...) put a coat on; cover the surface of; furnish with a surface

"coat the cake with chocolate"

(crumb belongs to category ...) the act of preparing something (as food) by the application of heat

"cooking can be a great art" "people are needed who have experience in cookery" "he left the preparation of meals to his wife"

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