Definition of Crustiness

1. n. The state or quality of having crust or being like crust; hardness.



Definition of Crustiness

1. Noun. The state of being crusty ¹

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Definition of Crustiness

1. [n -ES]

Lexicographical Neighbors of Crustiness

crustal
crustal movement
crustal plate
crustate
crustated
crustation
crustecdysone
crusted
crusted ringworm
crusted tetter
crustie
crustier
crusties
crustiest
crustily
crustiness (current term)
crustinesses
crusting
crustless
crustlike
crustose
crustose thallus
crustquake
crustquakes
crusts
crusty
crusy
crut
crutch
crutch palsy

Literary usage of Crustiness

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

1. Education by Project Innovation (Organization) (1898)
"His brevity was taken for crustiness, and his directness for reproof. ... This might seem like crustiness, perhaps, but during the day, when he passed the ..."

2. Publications by English Dialect Society (1884)
"Amongst old Servants there is a crustiness of temper that seems inseparable from ... On days on which this crustiness of temper is specially apparent fellow ..."

3. A Glossary of Berkshire Words and Phrases by Job Lowsley, Barzillai Lowsley (1888)
"Amongst old Servants there is a crustiness of temper that seems inseparable from ... On days on which this crustiness of temper is specially apparent fellow ..."

4. The Ladies' Lexicon and Parlour Companion: Containing Nearly Every Word in by William Grimshaw (1870)
"Covered with a crust; morose, snappish, s. crustiness: adj. crusty. CRYPTOG'RAPHY, s. The science of writing secret characters; ri- phors. pi. ..."

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