(noun, verb)


1. A dessert of British origin containing stewed fruit topped with a crumbly mixture of fat, flour, and sugar.


1. fall apart

- the building crumbled after the explosion

Similar word(s): collapse, crumple, tumble

Definition categories: motion

2. break or fall apart into fragments

- The cookies crumbled

- The Sphinx is crumbling

Definition categories: change, disintegrate

3. fall into decay or ruin

Similar word(s): decay, dilapidate

Definition categories: change