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adjective crisp pronunciation in British English /krɪsp/
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  1. 1
    crisp food is firm in a pleasant way and makes a noise when you bite it

    The bacon should be crisp and brown.

    a crisp apple/carrot

  2. 2
    crisp cloth or paper is smooth, clean, and fresh

    He put on a crisp white shirt.

  3. 3
    crisp weather is pleasant because it is cold and dry

    a crisp spring day

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‘Take a seat,’ she said crisply.


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