Meaning of crump

crump

Pronunciation: (krump, kroomp), [key]
— v.t.
  1. to crunch or make a crunching sound, as with the teeth.
—v.i.
  1. (of an artillery shell) to land and explode with a heavy, muffled sound.
  2. to make a crunching sound, as in walking over snow, or as snow when trodden on.
—n.
  1. a crunching sound.
  2. a large explosive shell or bomb.
  3. Also calleda sudden ground movement in underground workings.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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