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crunchie

1. slang An infantry soldier. Send some crunchies in there to ambush that enemy fort.
2. slang A derogatory name for an Afrikaner. Primarily heard in South Africa.

crunchy

1. Describing a person leading a lifestyle marked by interest in outdoor pursuits, natural products, or environmental issues, especially while also having an unconventional, "unpolished" appearance. A shortening of "crunchy-granola"; often used pejoratively. Is anyone surprised that our crunchy neighbors have taken up composting all their food waste in their back yard, right where everyone in the neighborhood has to smell it?
2. Describing such pursuits or interests. Have you been to that really crunchy artisan market, the one where everything is made of hemp?

crunchy-granola

1. Describing a person leading a lifestyle marked by interest in outdoor pursuits, natural products, or environmental issues, especially while also having an unconventional, "unpolished" appearance. Often used pejoratively. Is anyone surprised that our crunchy-granola neighbors have taken up composting all their food waste in their back yard, right where everyone in the neighborhood has to smell it?
2. Describing such pursuits or interests. Have you been to that really crunchy-granola artisan market, the one where everything is made of hemp?
Farlex Dictionary of Idioms. © 2015 Farlex, Inc, all rights reserved.

crunchie

n. a soldier; a marching infantry soldier. (see also crunchers.) Crunchies have a pretty hard life.

crunchy

mod. [of someone] loving nature, plants, and animals. (The type of person who lives on granola.) He’s such a crunchy guy, always saving whales and trees.
McGraw-Hill's Dictionary of American Slang and Colloquial Expressions Copyright © 2006 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc. All rights reserved.
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Since the topping of the crisp is everyone's favorite part of the dessert, I add oatmeal and pecans to the classic butter-flour-sugar blend to make it even crunchier and more substantial.
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