crumb crumb  /ˈkrəm/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) a very small quantity of something
  2. (n) a person who is deemed to be despicable or contemptible
  3. (n) small piece of e.g. bread or cake
  4. (v) coat with bread crumbs
  5. (v) break into crumbs
  6. (v) remove crumbs from

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Usage(s):

  • Whenever the West showed signs of impatience, they could throw another crumb on the table.

News

  1. Savory Baked Chicken

    1/2 cup breadcrumbs 1/4 cup Parmesan cheese, grated 2 tablespoons parsley, finely chopped 1/2 teaspoon pepper 1/4 teaspoon salt 2 tablespoons melted butter 2 tablespoons garlic finely chopped 2 tablespoons lemon juice 2 chicken breasts, skinless, boneless
    on June 17, 2013     Source: The Daily Iberian

  2. Rich cakes require perfect crumbs

    When I want to make a quick breakfast or brunch dessert, I typically make a crumb cake.
    on June 16, 2013     Source: Fort Wayne Journal Gazette

Quotes

  • The bill "is very, very heavily tilted to Wall Street and not to Main Street. ...... It's the little guy who's not being taken care of," said Sen. Arlen Specter, R-Pa. "This is not half a loaf, this is a crumb."
    on Apr 3, 2008 By: Arlen Specter Source: Seattle Times

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