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Etymology

From Middle English crisp (curly), from Old English crisp (curly), from [[w:Template:lang:la language|Template:lang:la]][[Category:Template:lang:la derivations]] crispus (curly)

Adjective

crisp (comparative er, superlative {{{2}}})

Positive
crisp

Comparative
er

Superlative
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  1. Curling in stiff curls or ringlets; as, crisp hair.
  2. Curled with the ripple of the water.
  3. Brittle; friable; in a condition to break with a short, sharp fracture; as, crisp snow.
  4. Possessing a certain degree of firmness and freshness; in a fresh, unwilted condition.
  5. Lively; sparking; effervescing.
  6. Brisk; crackling; cheerful; lively.
  7. Of wine: having a refreshing amount of acidity; having less acidity than green wine, but more than a flabby one.

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Noun

Singular
crisp

Plural
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crisp ({{{1}}})
  1. (UK) A potato chip.

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Verb

Infinitive
to crisp

Third person singular
-

Simple past
-

Past participle
-

Present participle
-

to crisp (third-person singular simple present -, present participle -, simple past and past participle -)
  1. (transitive) To make crisp.
  2. (intransitive) To become crisp.

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