Saratoga chip, potato chip, crisp, chip
n. a thin crisp slice of potato fried in deep fat
crispen, crisp, toast
v. make brown and crisp by heating; "toast bread"; "crisp potatoes"
scrunch up, ruckle, crisp, scrunch, crinkle, crease, wrinkle
v. make wrinkles or creases on a smooth surface; make a pressed, folded or wrinkled line in; "The dress got wrinkled"; "crease the paper like this to make a crane"
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terse, laconic, curt, crisp
adj. brief and to the point; effectively cut short; "a crisp retort"; "a response so curt as to be almost rude"; "the laconic reply; `yes'"; "short and terse and easy to understand"
frizzly, nappy, kinky, frizzy, crisp
adj. (of hair) in small tight curls
adj. pleasingly firm and fresh; "crisp lettuce"
crisp, crispy
adj. tender and brittle; "crisp potato chips"
v. fry in a pan until it changes color; "brown the meat in the pan"
v. transform and make suitable for consumption by heating; "These potatoes have to cook for 20 minutes"
v. examine thoroughly; "the student was grilled for two hours on the subject of phonology"
v. make warm or warmer; "The blanket will warm you"
crinkle, crease, wrinkle, crumple, rumple
v. become wrinkled or crumpled or creased; "This fabric won't wrinkle"
adj. without due formalities; "unceremonious dismissal from office"
short, curt, brusk, brusque
adj. marked by rude or peremptory shortness; "try to cultivate a less brusque manner"; "a curt reply"; "the salesgirl was very short with him"
adj. close enough to go straight to the target; "point-blank range"; "a point-blank shot"
adj. excessively quick; "made a hasty exit"; "a headlong rush to sell"
adj. imparting strength and vitality; "the invigorating mountain air"
adj. very active; "doing a brisk business"
refreshing, novel
adj. pleasantly new or different; "common sense of a most refreshing sort"
adj. of the sun characterized by a low level of surface phenomena like sunspots e.g.
upstage, distant, aloof
adj. remote in manner; "stood apart with aloof dignity"; "a distant smile"; "he was upstage with strangers"
knobbed, knotty, knotted, gnarly, gnarled
adj. used of old persons or old trees; covered with knobs or knots; "gnarled and knotted hands"; "a knobbed stick"
adj. habitually reserved and uncommunicative
apothegmatic, epigrammatic, aphoristic
adj. terse and witty and like a maxim; "much given to apothegmatic instruction"
summary, succinct, compact, compendious
adj. briefly giving the gist of something; "a short and compendious book"; "a compact style is brief and pithy"; "succinct comparisons"; "a summary formulation of a wide-ranging subject"
adj. having a puzzling terseness; "a cryptic note"
elliptical, elliptic
adj. characterized by extreme economy of expression or omission of superfluous elements; "the dialogue is elliptic and full of dark hints"; "the explanation was concise, even elliptical to the verge of obscurity"- H.O.Taylor
adj. abounding in or given to pompous or aphoristic moralizing; "too often the significant episode deteriorates into sententious conversation"- Kathleen Barnes
adj. having the style of a telegram with many short words left out; "telegraphic economy of words"; "the strange telegraphic speech of some aphasics"
curling, curled
adj. of hair having curls
adj. styled with permanent waves
adj. (of hair) shaped into ringlets
adj. (of hair) having waves; "she had long wavy hair"
adj. fresh; "caller fish"
adj. cut recently; "fresh-cut flowers"
unspoilt, undecomposed, unspoiled, good
adj. not left to spoil; "the meat is still good"
adj. newly made; "a hot scent"
adj. newly made; "the aroma of new-made bread"
warm, strong
adj. freshly made or left; "a warm trail"; "the scent is warm"
cuttable, chewable
adj. easy to cut or chew
crumbly, short
adj. tending to crumble or break into flakes due to a large amount of shortening; "shortbread is a short crumbly cookie"; "a short flaky pie crust"
flakey, flaky
adj. made of or easily forming flakes
tenderised, tenderized
adj. made tender as by marinating or pounding; "tenderized meat"
v. exert pressure or force to or upon; "He pressed down on the boards"; "press your thumb on this spot"
long-winded, wordy, windy, verbose, tedious
adj. using or containing too many words; "long-winded (or windy) speakers"; "verbose and ineffective instructional methods"; "newspapers of the day printed long wordy editorials"; "proceedings were delayed by wordy disputes"
wandering, meandering, winding, rambling
adj. of a path e.g.; "meandering streams"; "rambling forest paths"; "the river followed its wandering course"; "a winding country road"
adj. (of hair) having no waves or curls; "her naturally straight hair hung long and silky"
wilted, limp
adj. not firm; "wilted lettuce"
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