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Interjection: crumbs  krúmz
Usage: Brit
  1. Used to express surprise
    "crumbs, it was only a dollar last time I was here!";
    - Christ, Christmas, crikey [Brit], cripes, cor [Brit], gosh, golly, by George, by Jove, blimey [Brit], gorblimey [Brit], cor blimey [Brit], my, holy cow, holy mackerel, holy smoke, holy moley, holy moly, fancy [Brit], good grief, goodness, goodness me, Gordon Bennett, gracious, gracious me, fancy that, gawd, god, my word, oh, O, ah, oh boy, jeez, geez, strewth [Brit], struth [Brit], yikes, I'll be blowed [Brit], blow me [Brit], Holy-dooly [Austral], heck, blooming heck [Brit], jeepers, jeepers creepers, Lord, Lordy, marry [archaic], well I never, heavens, good heavens, my goodness, Jesus, bejesus [N. Amer], od [archaic]
Noun: crumb  krúm
  1. A very small quantity of something
    "he gave only a crumb of information about his plans"; "there were few crumbs of comfort in the report"
     
  2. A person who is deemed to be despicable or contemptible
    "only a crumb would do that";
    - rotter, dirty dog, rat, skunk, stinker, stinkpot, bum [N. Amer], lowlife, scumbag, so-and-so, git [Brit], scuzzbucket [N. Amer], ratbag [Brit], toad, slimebag, slimeball, scuzz [N. Amer], scuzzbag [N. Amer], sleazebag, scuzzball [N. Amer], dirtbag [US], sleazeball
     
  3. Small piece of e.g. bread or cake
Verb: crumb  krúm
  1. (cooking) coat with bread crumbs
    "crumb a cutlet"
     
  2. Break into crumbs
     
  3. Remove crumbs from
    "crumb the table"

Type of: bit, bite, break up, coat, disagreeable person, fragment, fragmentise [Brit], fragmentize, morsel, remove, small indefinite amount, small indefinite quantity, surface, take, take away, unpleasant person, withdraw

Part of: baked goods

Encyclopedia: Crumbs

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