crisp crisp  /ˈkrɪsp/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) a thin crisp slice of potato fried in deep fat
  2. (v) make wrinkles or creases on a smooth surface; make a pressed, folded or wrinkled line in
  3. (v) make brown and crisp by heating
  4. (adj) (of something seen or heard) clearly defined
  5. (adj) tender and brittle
  6. (adj) pleasantly cold and invigorating
  7. (adj) pleasingly firm and fresh
  8. (adj) (of hair) in small tight curls
  9. (adj) brief and to the point; effectively cut short

Usage(s):

  1. Cancer brings a crisp urgency to every hour: Live right, live well, live now.
  2. The house specialty is that sublime Sri Lankan staple, the hoppera wafer-thin, bowl-shaped pancake with a crisp surround and soft spongy center.
  3. On a crisp day in January 1950, Alger and Priscilla Hiss sat in a Manhattan courtroom, he pressing his lips in a tight smile, she fingering her handbag.

News

  1. Crisp, Wilcox to each get trio of new varsity head coaches

    Forced to find someone to don the assorted hats worn by the retired George Kennedy, Wilcox High shares the lead with Crisp County when it comes to new varsity head coaches hired for the 2013-14 school year.
    on June 16, 2013     Source: Cordele Dispatch

  2. Crisp County track participants recognized

    Two Crisp County High track participants have been accorded honorable mention status on the All-Middle Georgia track and field team chosen by the Macon Telegraph sports department.
    on June 16, 2013     Source: Cordele Dispatch

  3. Crisp Pizza to close; Jack's to open

    According to an employee, Crisp Pizza Bar, 1322 E. Brady St., will close on Sunday, most likely after serving brunch but possibly later in the day. But there are already plans for the space.
    on June 15, 2013     Source: OnMilwaukee.com

Quotes

  1. "We could have gone on (television) that night and done a Carnac skit. We were that crisp and hot," McMahon told The Associated Press.
    on Jan 24, 2005 By: Ed McMahon Source: CTV.ca

  2. "He said, `Andy, that has a nice feel, of a crisp fall morning in New England.' He said, `You've got to do something to make this thing appeal. If you put a dog in it, or maybe have a gun in his hand,"' Wyeth recalled. "Invariably my father...
    on Jan 16, 2009 By: Andrew Wyeth Source: FOXNews

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