Part of speech: verb

To crinkle; curl; make or become crisp.

Part of speech: adjective

Somewhat firm and brittle.

Part of speech: adjective

Crinkled; crisped.

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Usage examples "crisp":

  1. Whether the weather was crisp or not, the man who spoke first was very crisp indeed. - "Pee-wee Harris on the Trail", Percy Keese Fitzhugh.
  2. Did you ever know anyone who could get the crisp turn that Mary gets on them? - "Shawn of Skarrow", James Tandy Ellis.
  3. Montoya spoke in crisp Spanish that Rick couldn't follow, but the meaning was amply clear. - "The Flaming Mountain", Harold Leland Goodwin.