cropped cropped  /ˈkrɑpt/


  1. (n) the yield from plants in a single growing season
  2. (n) a cultivated plant that is grown commercially on a large scale
  3. (n) a collection of people or things appearing together
  4. (n) the output of something in a season
  5. (n) the stock or handle of a whip
  6. (n) a pouch in many birds and some lower animals that resembles a stomach for storage and preliminary maceration of food
  7. (v) cut short
  8. (v) prepare for crops
  9. (v) yield crops
  10. (v) let feed in a field or pasture or meadow
  11. (v) feed as in a meadow or pasture
  12. (v) cultivate, tend, and cut back the growth of
  13. (adj) (of land or soil) used for growing crops



  1. A thick-bodied Great Russian with broad Slav face and close-cropped head, Zhukov, a peasant's son, is the giant of modern land armies.
  2. His boy-band good looks are framed by the close-cropped beard of an observant Muslim.
  3. In the boom years of the 1980s and '90s, as traders developed increasingly sophisticated investment vehicles, the cons cropped up with increasing regularity.


  1. Fashion Face-Off: Naomi Watts vs. Sophia Bush in Lacy Jumpsuits

    Disclaimer: Our research shows that Sophia Bush is in fact wearing two separate pieces (a peplum top and cropped pants), but her lacy Catherine Malandrino ensemble is still similar enough to Naomi...
    on June 12, 2013     Source: E! Online

  2. Dog recovering after owner crops ears

    A dog is recovering after her former owner had the animal's ears cropped.
    on June 11, 2013     Source: WAFF 48 News Huntsville

  3. Amber Rose Long Hair Transformation, Who’s That Girl? [Pic]

    Amber Rose’s long hair look is nuts (in a good way), and the famously close-cropped star looks like a literally different person entirely with amazing lengthy locks. The Amber Rose long hair makeover is the sort that only the celeb class can pull off super well, given the difficulty in rapidly adding believable lengthy to [...] Amber Rose Long Hair Transformation, Who’s That Girl? [Pic] is a ...
    on June 11, 2013     Source: The Inquisitr


  1. "I don't know too much about it to be fair," said Curbishley. "I don't know if it is talk to stir things up, if you like, we will have to see. I just think it is something that has cropped up. Is it speculation or is there something in it? I...
    on Aug 28, 2007 By: Alan Curbishley Source: SkySports

  2. In a letter sent Monday to acting FDA commissioner Dr. Andrew von Eschenbach, Grassley said in part, "I remain concerned that while both psychiatric and cardiovascular risk signals have cropped up across this class of drugs this past year, it...
    on Feb 9, 2006 By: Charles Grassley Source: USA Today

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