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crummy

1. Bad or unpleasant. I'm feeling pretty crummy—I hope I'm not coming down with something.
2. Of poor quality. Darn it, my crummy suitcase fell apart as I was trying to pack it.

crumby

verb
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crummy

and crumby (ˈkrəmi)
mod. lousy; bad; inferior. (See comments at crumb.) You know, this stuff is pretty crummy.
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"Someone who does it once a day or five times a day," Crummy notes, "will not have the expertise of someone who does 50 a day."
This left me having to listen to the old bulldog rant about how all skaters are vandals, and "What is the matter with parents today allowing their kids to skate, blah, blah." It's a crummy job, but I have little skaters of my own to feed, so I had to stand there and bite my tongue.
"There are many five-star hotels and the little crummy local hotels but nothing in between and I think there is a big opportunity there." -- Reuters
The Bill (ITV1, 9pm) Things don't go according to plan when DS Max Carter and his colleagues force their way into a crummy house Max suspects is being used for drug-dealing.
After her mother dies, Fern manages to live rent-free by working as a janitor in a crummy apartment building and survives by other ingenious tactics.
I'd rather have a crummy paper owned locally than a supposedly good paper owned in absentia."
The heroism of our military and the good things they accomplish in a crummy situation seems not to be newsworthy in those formats.
And recalling how appalled he had been on visits to some factories, he complained that the sector had largely been run by "crummy managers" who looked like coronary cases.
At Mick's inner-city school, crummy used textbooks are a hot-button issue; across the San Francisco Bay, candidates promise better flavors of Jamba Juice in the cafeteria.
If students consistently struggle with the notes and rhythms of their repertoire to the extent that they're often out of position, tense and making bad sounds (even though they may be getting the notes), then they develop habits of bad position, tension and crummy sounds.
Penni states that "we got crummy mat leave (most women don't qualify)." From my perspective, as a mother of a 15-year-old, I think we have great mat leave.
Meanwhile, Eileen Crummy was named director of the Division of Youth and Family Services, and Arburta Jones was named director of central operations for the Office of Children's Services.
It's a crummy way to treat your taxpaying, law-abiding citizens."
For years, Amtrak has been a national embarrassment: undependable service, surly employees, spiraling over-head, truly crummy coffee.