crusty

(redirected from crustiness)
Also found in: Dictionary, Thesaurus, Medical, Legal, Encyclopedia, Wikipedia.

crusty

mod. feisty; gruff. (Very old, 1500s.) Unlike most crusty, old men, Jed hasn’t a single redeeming quality.
References in periodicals archive ?
It's quite boggy and pusfilled with lots of oozing and crustiness," she cheerfully described.
Finally, spelt wheat moulding ensures a crustiness that inscribes the Campasinellt in a current worldwide trend for crusty breads.
Customer Marie Claire said: "It's not a traditional French baguette, of course, We've lost the crustiness of the bread.
I might even squeeze it a little and frown, to imply undesirable crustiness.
Some 50 minutes of treatment promises to iron out shaving irritations, pallid skin and general crustiness.
He became a beloved iconic figure; his crustiness and long-standing political incorrectness, in place before the term came into common usage, became desirable and admired to the extent that in Italy, following the release of Barney's Version, the embrace of what the Italians called Bameyano took on a kind of national fervour.
Little Busy Bodies also did testing and focus groups to determine if Boogie Wipes was effective in cleaning up the crustiness that forms around the nose from a cold, which is what differentiates these wipes from competitors, according to Ms.
You want this to happen so the hash browns have a crustiness.