(noun, verb)


1. a very small quantity of something

- he gave only a crumb of information about his plans

- there were few crumbs of comfort in the report

Definition categories: quantity

2. a person who is deemed to be despicable or contemptible

Similar word(s): bum, git, lowlife, puke, rat, rotter, skunk, stinker, stinkpot

Definition categories: person

3. small piece of e.g. bread or cake

Definition categories: food, bit, bite, morsel

Sentences with crumb as a noun:

- The pigeons were happily pecking at crumbs of bread on the ground.

- a crumb of comfort


1. coat with bread crumbs

- crumb a cutlet

Definition categories: contact, coat, surface

2. break into crumbs

Definition categories: change, fragment, fragmentise, fragmentize

3. remove crumbs from

- crumb the table

Definition categories: change, remove, take, withdraw

Sentences with crumb as a verb:

- to crumb bread