crunchy
Pronunciation
  • IPA: /ˈkɹʌntʃi/
Adjective

crunchy (comparative crunchier, superlative crunchiest)

  1. Likely to crunch, especially with reference to food when it is eaten.
  2. (slang) Having sensibilities of a counter-culture nature lover or hippie; derived from the concept of crunchy granola.
    San Francisco is a very crunchy town.
Synonyms Translations Noun

crunchy (plural crunchies)

  1. (usually, in the plural) A pellet of dry cat food.
    • 2008, Bev Cooke, Feral (ISBN 1551437473), page 147:
      Finally she paws a crunchy out of the bowl, bends her head, [and] eats it.
    • 2013, Sharon Lee, Steve Miller, Fledgling, Second Edition (ISBN 1625791224):
      He picked a single crunchy up in his mouth and munched it consideringly.



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