Definition of 'crumbly'
Example sentences containing 'crumbly'
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The timber will feel dry and crumbly. Times, Sunday Times (2012)If this can be done when the weather is dry, a crumbly surface should be produced. The Sun (2015)You want a fine, crumbly texture. Times, Sunday Times (2006)When it has a crumbly texture, add the sugar and combine well. Times, Sunday Times (2006)It's as dark as treacle and the texture is crumbly and moist. Times, Sunday Times (2008)They annually produce less than 7,000 tonnes of the crumbly cheese. The Sun (2011)Delicious on its own, but too crumbly to carry cheese. Times, Sunday Times (2010)It can feel light, dry and crumbly or heavy, oily and very hard. Taking Drugs Seriously (1994)Verdict: Nice crumbly texture but not a strong flavour. The Sun (2010)Verdict: Good crumbly texture with a nice flavour that lasts in the mouth. The Sun (2010)There's a pleasing ratio of good, crumbly pastry to filling. Times, Sunday Times (2009)The pastry is crumbly too but despite the grim appearance, it's perfectly edible. The Sun (2014)The mashed banana gives the muffins a moist, rather than crumbly, texture that tastes best when cold. Times, Sunday Times (2006)Because of the gorgeously melting, crumbly texture of the finished biscuit, it will be difficult to roll out. Times, Sunday Times (2012)The chestnuts give a sweetness and soft, crumbly texture, providing a delicious contrast to the soft rice and slippery mushrooms. Times, Sunday Times (2011)
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Translations for 'crumbly'
British English: crumbly ADJECTIVE
Something that is crumbly is easily broken into a lot of little pieces.
Definition of crumbly from the Collins English Dictionary
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