crumb

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 [ˈkrʌm]


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crumb

Most examples are given in US English. We have labeled exceptions as UK.
n
  1. [bread, cookie, food, cake] crumbs
  2. [spilled, got] crumbs on his [shirt, pants]
  3. [You're, Stop] getting crumbs all over (everything).
  4. [wipe, dust, brush] the crumbs off
  5. [wipe] the crumbs off the [table, chair, surface]
  6. (looking for, waiting for) a few crumbs of [insight, information, comfort]
  7. [provide, offer, get] some crumbs of [insight]
  8. amounted to no more than crumbs
  9. slang: My [boss, teacher] is a crumb.
  10. slang: He's a [total, dirty, complete] crumb.
  11. slang: that crumb had the [nerve, cheek] (to ask)
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