crumbly crumbly

Definition(s):

  • (adj) easily broken into small fragments or reduced to powder

Usage(s):

  1. It's drier, more crumbly and the flavor is nutty.
  2. About five days later, the coarse outer layer on the boy's left arm became soft and crumbly, and fell off.
  3. They sent a sample of crumbly stuff across the mountains to an assayer in Grass Valley, Calif.

News

  1. The world’s easiest peanut butter cookies

    Take 3 ingredients, and 20 minutes to whip-up these soft and crumbly Peanut Butter Cookies. They’re a treat on your time, and taste-buds. Ingredients 1 cup (smooth) all natural peanut butter ? cup of sugar 1 egg Instructions Preheat oven …
    on June 19, 2013     Source: CW39 NewsFix

  2. Gardener’s almanac (June 15)

    Dethatching lawns — If your zoysia or Bermuda lawn has more than half an inch of thatch, it should be dethatched between now and the end of July, Ward Upham of K-State says. Core-aerate when the soil is neither too wet or too dry, but just crumbly. Go over the lawn so that the aeration holes are about 2 inches apart, Upham says. Or, if thatch is more than 3/4 inch thick, power-rake, he says. Set ...
    on June 14, 2013     Source: The Wichita Eagle

Quotes

  1. "In April I'm happiest," Kingsolver writes, "with mud on the knees of my jeans, sitting down to the year's most intoxicating lunch: a plate of greens both crisp and still sun-warmed from the garden, with a handful of walnuts and some crumbly...
    on May 8, 2007 By: Barbara Kingsolver Source: Columbus Ledger-Enquirer

  2. "One of the difficulties with this issue is the incorrect perception that is out there," Belliveau said. "Biosolids are a dry, crumbly, almost odourless material that can be easily absorbed into soil. The material is a far cry from the...
    on Apr 9, 2010 By: Sterling Belliveau Source: TheChronicleHerald.ca

  3. "I just didn't feel comfortable at the crease," Lee said in The Courier-Mail. "On that surface I found it hard to get some grip. That was purely the fact it was such a hard wicket, it was a crumbly surface. I was happy with the way the ball...
    on Nov 28, 2006 By: Brett Lee Source: CricInfo.com

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