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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

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?
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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’.
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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.
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crumb something up

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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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As the exclusive online partner to sell and ship CRUMBS Bake Shop products nationwide, BMAW's website will now offer shoppers a dedicated CRUMBS page featuring products such as signature Gourmet Assorted, Chocolate Lovers and Birthday cupcakes.
We are thrilled to work closely with Fischer Enterprises as Crumbs begins the next phase of the growth and evolution of the brand," said Edward Slezak, interim Chief Executive Officer and General Counsel of Crumbs Bake Shop, Inc.
Add dill, shallots, bread crumbs and lemon juice; mix well.
ABOUT CRUMBS BAKE SHOP: The first Crumbs Bake Shop opened in 2003 on the Upper West Side of Manhattan and is well known for its innovative and oversized gourmet cupcakes.
We are thrilled to have the opportunity to serve our coffee and espresso beverages with Crumbs gourmet cupcakes," said Doug Satzman, Vice President, Branded Solutions for Starbucks.
The CRUMBS iPhone App announcement follows CRUMBS Bake Shop's recent $66 million merger with 57th Street General Acquisition Corporation ("57th Street") (OTC Bulletin Board: SQTCU),to take the company public.
1 1/2 cups chocolate cookie crumbs (I use crushed Oreo cookie crumbs, which are available in a box in supermarket baking sections)
Julian Geiger, President and Chief Executive Officer said, "I am pleased to be joining Crumbs at this stage of its development.
I dedicate this award to our amazing staff of over 400 devoted CRUMBS employees.
It's made with lots of portobello mushrooms, shelled edamame (soybeans) and bread crumbs.
The call will also be webcast live from the investor relations portion of the Company's website at crumbs.
Progresso(R) and Chef Michael Chiarello Take Panko Bread Crumbs Nationwide and Introduce All-Natural Chicken, Reduced Sodium Chicken and Beef-Flavored Broths
For variety, try lemon, ginger, macaroon, oatmeal, shortbread or amaretti cookie crumbs, all blended with a little melted butter.
13 /PRNewswire/ -- The newest resident of the Wall Street area, Crumbs Bakeshop, wants to make the neighborhood a little sweeter.