crunchy

[ kruhn-chee ]
/ ˈkrʌn tʃi /

adjective, crunch·i·er, crunch·i·est.

crisp; brittle.
Sometimes crunchy granola. Informal. health-conscious and environmentally aware: one of those crunchy guys who insists on biking to work.

Origin of crunchy

First recorded in 1890–95; crunch + -y1

Related forms

crunch·i·ly, adverbcrunch·i·ness, noun
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