crumby

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[kruhm-ee]
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Origin of crumby

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First recorded in 1725–35; crumb + -y1

crumby

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[kruhm-ee]
adjective, crumb·i·er, crumb·i·est.
  1. crummy1(def 1).
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crumby

adjective crumbier or crumbiest
  1. full of or littered with crumbs
  2. soft, like the inside of bread
  3. a variant spelling of crummy 1
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Word Origin and History for crumby
adj.

1731, "full of crumbs," from crumb + -y (2). Overlapping somewhat with crummy, but generally restricted to the more literal senses.

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