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you crumb

An interjection said to a repulsive or irritating person. Oh, you crumb! How could you leave the house this filthy? I can't believe you tried to run the bill up on us, you crumb!
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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

crumbs from (one's) table

An insufficient or unfair amount of something provided by one when one has a sufficient or abundant amount. I know he can afford to pay me more, so I refuse to accept crumbs from his table.
See also: crumb, table

crumbs from the rich man's table

An insufficient or unfair amount of something provided by one who has an abundance. I know he can afford to pay me more, so I refuse to accept crumbs from the rich man's table
See also: crumb, rich, table

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


A young child. I babysat four crumb-crunchers today, and boy, did they tire me out!


A young child. I babysat four crumb-crushers today, and boy, did they tire me out!

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

crumbs from someone's (or a rich man's) table

an unfair and inadequate or unsatisfactory share of something.
Luke 16:21 describes the beggar Lazarus as ‘desiring to be fed with the crumbs which fell from the rich man's table’.
See also: crumb, table

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

crumb something up

See also: crumb, something, up


n. a repellent person. (From an old slang word for a body louse. Most of the crum(b) entries refer to lice or lousy.) The old man was a real crumb and tried to cheat us.


and crumb-crusher
n. a child. How many crumb-crunchers do you have at home.


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13 g/100 mL) of extruded bread crumbs was observed at lowest screw speed and at high moisture content while the highest bulk density (7.
We also have some crumb rubber manufacturing, and we also use shredded fires in engineered applications.
of 80 mesh fine crumbs was three fold to that of the control sample (figure 1).
The first Crumbs bake shop opened in March 2003 on the Upper West Side of Manhattan.
Crumbs is reportedly evaluating its retail strategy with the goal of reopening select Crumbs locations.
This is the fourth lease transaction BCD has completed for Crumbs Bake 0Shop which was launched by Mia and Jason Bauer in 2003.
Now any dummy can create crumbs, but can this one make the tea as well
Raw material producers - supply raw materials in powder or crumb form to meet the requirements of the equipment supplier and rubber processor.
Since launching Pandora Japanese crumb in 1981, RHM Ingredients has created many new batters and crumb coating systems.
Also, Lemonis Fischer Acquisition Company, which provided pre-petition secured financing to Crumbs, has committed to provide debtor-in-possession (DIP) financing to the company, subject to court approval.
University Walk is an ideal location for Crumbs Bake Shop, given the large surrounding residential and student population," said Bergman.
Transfer 1 sheet to another work surface, brush with about 1/2 tablespoon melted butter and sprinkle with 1/2 tablespoon crumbs.
The Company concurrently announces that Jason Bauer and Mia Bauer, the co-founders of Crumbs, have left the Company and Crumbs effective November 28, 2012 to pursue other personal interests and business ventures.
Crumbs Bake Shop Inc (Nasdaq:CRMB), a cupcake specialty retail store, and White Coffee, a provider of private-label coffee, announced on Wednesday the completion of a licensing agreement that will bring Crumbs Bake Shop brand packaged coffees and single-cup coffees to select retail outlets across the country.