Definition of Crummy

1. Adjective. Of very poor quality; flimsy.

Exact synonyms: Bum, Cheap, Cheesy, Chintzy, Punk, Sleazy, Tinny
Language type: Colloquialism
Similar to: Inferior
Derivative terms: Bum, Cheapness, Sleaze, Sleaziness



Definition of Crummy

1. a. Full of crumb or crumbs.

Definition of Crummy

1. Adjective. (informal) bad; poor ¹

2. Adjective. (dated) Full of crumb or crumbs; crumby. ¹

3. Adjective. (dated) Soft, like the crumb of bread; not crusty. ¹

4. Noun. (informal British Columbia and U.S. Pacific Northwest) Small van, bus, or railway car used to transport loggers or other resource workers to and from the worksite. A common term when referring to a vehicle with a compartment separate from the cab, housing the silvicultural, logging or mining crew during transport. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Crummy

1. of little or no value [adj -MIER, -MIEST]

Lexicographical Neighbors of Crummy

crumenals
crumens
crumhorn
crumhorns
crummack
crummacks
crummie
crummier
crummies
crummiest
crummily
crumminess
crumminesses
crummock
crummocks
crummy (current term)
crump
crumped
crumper
crumpest
crumpets
crumpier
crumpiest
crumpiness
crumping
crumple
crumple zone
crumpled
crumpledness

Literary usage of Crummy

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The History of Orangeburg County, South Carolina: From Its First Settlement by Alexander Samuel Salley, John Ulrick Giessendanner, United States Continental Army. South Carolina Infantry Regiment, 3rd (1775-1781). (1897)
"... Son of John crummy deceas'd, & and Elizabeth, his late wife; born March 5'.I1 1755. Suret* Henry crummy, Peter Sandel & Mary ..."

2. Literature Circles: Voice and Choice in Book Clubs and Reading Groups by Harvey Daniels (2002)
"A crummy book can also be one that is forced on you, that's way too hard, ... The good news is that "crummy books" is a totally solvable problem; ..."

3. Slang and Its Analogues Past and Present: A Dictionary, Historical and by John Stephen Farmer, William Ernest Henley (1891)
"You're crummy and I ain'ta going to deny it. But you ain't what I'd call fat. 2. ... [Probably an extended use of sense I.] crummy-DOSS, subs, (thieves'). ..."

4. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable: Giving the Derivation, Source, Or Origin of by Ebenezer Cobham Brewer (1898)
"Tkat't crummy, that's jolly good. She'* a crummy ... crummy means fat or fleshy. The crummy part of bread is the fleshy or main part. ..."

5. Peterson's Magazine (1876)
"Mr. Clumber had, and he gave place to Amelia crummy, his servant, ... Mrs. crummy, tell us what you know about that little family difficulty. ..."

6. Studies in English, Written and Spoken: For the Use of Continental Students by Cornelis Stoffel (1894)
"crummy, seems to be mainly used of females; according to the Slang Diet., ... But in other cases crummy, when applied by 'Any to a girl, seems merely to be ..."

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