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crispy critter

1. offensive slang Someone who has been severely burned. We were able to rescue one person from the burning building, but man, he's a crispy critter—I don't know if he'll make it. That corpse is one crispy critter—they'll need dental records to ID the person.
2. Something that has been burned in the cooking process. Ooh, that's a crispy-critter—give me that piece of toast.
See also: crispy, critter

crispy-critter

n. a person under the effects of marijuana. (From the brand name of a breakfast cereal.) He’s fried all right. A real crispy-critter.
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The crispy critters were served with a lemon wedge and accompanied by a chunky, moderately spicy red sauce.
We've got crispy critters! There are some more of them off to the west, running through the trees.
With squished amphibians, defunct cows and gophers skewered into crispy critters, it's probably not going to get an RSPCA endorsement, but while making points about racism, poverty and politics, the mood is essentially the same bluegrass comedy as Raising Arizona, Clooney in spirited self-mocking form, Turturro and Nelson ripping it up as dumb stooges.
Power line "irregularities" can fry your computer so that you have a matched set of crispy critters. A power surge can occur at any time putting your multiple thousand dollar investment at risk or destroying it in one careless moment.
She even includes a glossary of slang terms at the end of the book, in case you were wondering what phrases like "incoming scuds" and "crispy critters" mean.
Back then the mouths of plastic shotgun shells quickly turned into crispy critters and getting a good folded crimp was impossible after they had been fired only a couple of times.