noun Chiefly British.
Examples from the Web for crumpet
Drop that crumpet: The weirdest new narrative in American politics seeks to recast President Obama as a British monarch.
The story will get across to the Germans in some garbled form; 'Smith off crumpet,' or something of that sort.
Crumpet was able to catch the meaning of that remark, and it goaded him almost to the striking point.Camp-fire and Wigwam|Edward Sylvester Ellis
Yes, corroborated the commodore, Dickie found a dozen people who think youre dottie on the crumpet, all right.Nothing But the Truth|Frederic S. Isham
British Dictionary definitions for crumpet
noun mainly British
Word Origin for crumpet
Word Origin and History for crumpet
1690s, perhaps from crompid cake "wafer," literally "curled-up cake" (1382; Wyclif's rendering of Hebrew raqiq in Ex. 29:23), from crompid, past participle of crumpen "curl up." Alternative etymology is from Celtic (cf. Breton krampoez "thin, flat cake"). Slang meaning "woman regarded as a sex object" is first recorded 1936.