crumbs definition, crumbs meaning | English dictionary




Slang   an expression of dismay or surprise  
     (C20: euphemistic for Christ!)  
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1    a small fragment of bread, cake, or other baked foods  
2    a small piece or bit  
crumbs of information     
3    the soft inner part of bread  
4    Slang   a contemptible person  
5    tr   to prepare or cover (food) with breadcrumbs  
6    to break into small fragments  
7    (esp. of pie crusts) made with a mixture of biscuit crumbs, sugar, etc.  
     (Old English cruma; related to Middle Dutch krome, Middle High German krume, Latin grumus heap of earth)  
  crumber      n  

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atom, bit, grain, mite, morsel, particle, scrap, shred, sliver, snippet, soupçon, speck  

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See also:

crumby, crus, crumber

! lost credit is as mirror in crumbs exp.
crédit perdu est comme miroir en miettes
culture générale l'on ne récupère jamais un crédit perdu

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