- dirty and run-down; shabby; seedy: a crummy fleabag of a hotel.
- of little or no value; cheap; worthless: crummy furniture that falls apart after a month of use.
- wretchedly inadequate; miserable; lousy: They pay crummy salaries.
Origin of crummy1
OTHER WORDS FROM crummycrum·mi·ly, adverbcrum·mi·ness, noun
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To see such talent applied as an insurance policy would have made for crummy consolation.Achilles Tears Often Spell Doom For Basketball Players. But Kevin Durant Looks Like Himself Again.|Robert O'Connell|April 29, 2021|FiveThirtyEight
In his crummy studio, his solitude is regularly disturbed by the sounds of strangers down the hall.Politics and the pandemic have changed how we imagine cities|Joanne McNeil|April 28, 2021|MIT Technology Review
The $80 mouse is on sale now, but be aware that buying one will give you one less excuse when you miss a shot and want to blame it on your crummy old mouse instead of your lackluster skills.Razer’s new gaming mouse pings your computer 8,000 times a second to fight lag|Stan Horaczek|January 29, 2021|Popular-Science
And Steubenville was a prime example of our crummy attitude when it comes to bringing attackers to account.Jada, Steubenville, And How America Is Failing Our Teen Girls|Charlotte Lytton|July 11, 2014|DAILY BEAST
CAP gets its impressive number with a crummy trick: omitting the increased costs of legalization.
This process is exhausting for the poor phones, and more so for those phones with crummy transistors.The Best Gadgets at CES’s Eureka Park: Mind-Reading Software and More|Winston Ross|January 9, 2013|DAILY BEAST
A few crummy places might be open if we were lucky, but we might not be.
The translation might as well be: he was a crummy governor; why would he be a different president?Obama’s New Attack Ads Hit Mitt Romney’s Statehouse Record|Daniel Stone|June 20, 2012|DAILY BEAST
You know you could do all right acting, but you don't dare giving up this crummy job.The Old Die Rich|Horace Leonard Gold
"For their sake I hope they pick something better than this crummy planet," Larkwell grunted.First on the Moon|Jeff Sutton
You mean sitting in the sun on a crummy lakeside, watching the birds and bees?On the Trail of the Space Pirates|Carey Rockwell
And Crummy—thats my outside man—kin handle the front and make the spiel, and take in what money comes in.Local Color|Irvin S. Cobb
"I get it, all right, you crummy little chiseler," growled Astro.Sabotage in Space|Carey Rockwell