PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

Singular
crumb

Plural
crumbs

  1. A crumb is a very small piece of something that broke off from a larger piece.
    The pigeons were pecking at crumbs of bread on the ground.

VerbEdit

Plain form
crumb

Third-person singular
crumbs

Past tense
crumbed

Past participle
crumbed

Present participle
crumbing

  1. (transitive) If you crumb something, you cover it with crumbs.
  2. (transitive) If you crumb something, you break it into smaller pieces with your fingers .
    Please crumb the bread so it can be used to coat the chicken.

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