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barmy on the crumpet

Eccentric or weird. In this phrase, a "crumpet" (a muffinlike pastry) is synonymous with one's head, and "barmy" means "yeasty." What do you think of John's strange behavior lately? I'm starting to wonder if he's a bit barmy on the crumpet.
See also: crumpet, on

the thinking man's/women's crumpet

One who is considered both intelligent and attractive, and is therefore sexually desirable. It's clear that she's trying to present herself as the thinking man's crumpet, always carrying around those books.
See also: crumpet, thinking
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The latest batch of branded products to grace the retail giant's shelves are three varieties of pancake in buttermilk, blueberry and chocolate flavours, along with sourdough and fivegrain crumpets.
The latest batch of Village Bakery branded products to grace the retail giant's shelves are three varieties of pancakes in buttermilk, blueberry and chocolate flavours, along with sourdough and five grain crumpets.
But Crowle -- a song-and-dance man familiar to Drury Lane and Paramount theater audiences -- tempers Crumpet's cynicism, underscoring the elf's more caustic observations with compassion.
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Their Crumpets are made from 100% organic flour, and contain no fats, dairy, sugar, oils, or cholesterol and avarage approximately 80 calories per Crumpet.
Farm mascot Crumpet the Cow is set to "fly into space" and unveil the moon landing maize maze design in the coming weeks.
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A LEADING crumpet maker are halving output of their teatime treats because of the CO2 shortage.