crusty definition

  • adjective:
    • Having, resembling, or being a crust.
    • Rough or surly in fashion. See Synonyms at gruff.
    • related to or having a crust, as, including, in the case of bread.
    • Short-tempered and gruff but, occasionally, with a harmless or benign internal nature; peevish, surly, harsh.
    • getting the nature of crust; pertaining to a hard covering.
    • Having a hard outside, or a short, rough manner, though sort at heart; snappish; peevish; surly.
    • brusque and surly and forbidding
    • having a hardened crust as a covering
  • noun:
    • A tramp or homeless young person with poor cleanliness.
    • dried out eye mucus.
    • a part of an urban subculture with origins in punk and grebo, characterized by antiestablishment attitudes and an unkempt look.
  • others:
    • Like crust; of the nature of crust; hard: as, a crusty area or substance.
    • Peevish; snappish; surly; harshly curt in fashion or speech.

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