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crum up

slang To ruin something. A noun or pronoun can be used between "crum" and "up." You crummed up this report so much that I can't even fix it!
See also: crum, up

crumb bum

1. noun Someone viewed with disdain, often a bum or tramp. When we lost all of our money in the stock market crash, we were really worried that we'd end up being crumb bums.
2. adjective Of poor quality. Darn it, my crumb bum suitcase fell apart as I was trying to pack it.
See also: bum, crumb

crum something up

 and crumb something up
Sl. to mess something up. Who crummed the bird feeder up? Now don't crum up this deal. Who crumbed up my room?
See also: crum, up

crum something up

and crumb something up
tv. to mess something up; to louse something up. (See comments at crumb.) Now, don’t crum up this deal.
See also: crum, something, up
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Crum, attached as "Writers" to the honorable profession of the Law.
Crum was the older lawyer of the two, and the harder lawyer of the two; but he, too, felt the influence which the charm that there was in this woman exercised, more or less, over every man who came in contact with her.
Crum did, what he had never done yet in all his experience as a lawyer.
Crum opened his eyes--considered--and put another question as delicately as he could.
Crum offered a suggestion under the form of an inquiry:
Crum considered a little longer, and then delivered his word of advice:
Crum asked if a day had been fixed for the gentleman's marriage.
Crum had no wife; but he possessed a housekeeper--and he offered to send for her.
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But only Allen Crum made it to the top of the tower with police that day.
Crum, AHIP, has extensive experience managing technology in medical libraries, as well as some experience with collection development and electronic resource management.
Kristi Crum has a degree in biology from Hendrix College, but her first job was with Alltel as an analyst.
Ian Crum succeeds Mark Jones, who becomes chairman after 12 years in the MD role with the Crosland Hill-based company.