crustier crustier

Definition(s):

  1. (adj) having a hardened crust as a covering
  2. (adj) brusque and surly and forbidding

Usage(s):

  1. Reports circulated at week's end that Wyoming Republican Alan Simpson, one of the Senate's crustier members, may soon become the 12th.
  2. Macleod was too radical to suit the crustier members of his party and was bypassed as Tory leader in 1963, yet he was all but irreplaceable.
  3. Americans might find Weston's most popular bread too off-white and flabby for their taste, but Weston also makes a whiter, crustier loaf, which sells for a few cents more.

News

  • Slack Tide: Russian death cookies: The 2014 Sochi Winter Games

    This past Friday, the world shifted its gaze to Sochi, Russia, where, in snow that looks even crustier than our own, elite winter athletes have gathered from across the globe to see how long it takes Vladimir Putin to appear shirtless in public.
    on February 9, 2014     Source: Juneau Empire

Quotes

  1. "I think it gets more difficult in the afternoon, so the leaders are going to have a harder time tomorrow," Mickelson told reporters. "As the greens get firmer or crustier and bumpier and the ball doesn't check and you can't hit it firm...
    on Aug 8, 2008 By: Phil Mickelson Source: Reuters UK

  2. "It's drying out fast," said Davis Love III, who shot 72. "These are perfect conditions to dry out a golf course. Unless they get out and water it during the day, it's always going to get crustier during the day."
    on Apr 5, 2007 By: Davis Love III Source: Augusta.com

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