Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun crisp

1 sense of crisp

Sense 1
chip, crisp, potato chip, Saratoga chip -- (a thin crisp slice of potato fried in deep fat)
       => snack food -- (food for light meals or for eating between meals)

Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of verb crisp

2 senses of crisp

Sense 1
wrinkle, ruckle, crease, crinkle, scrunch, scrunch up, crisp -- (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")
       => fold, fold up, turn up -- (bend or lay so that one part covers the other; "fold up the newspaper"; "turn up your collar")

Sense 2
crispen, toast, crisp -- (make brown and crisp by heating; "toast bread"; "crisp potatoes")
       => heat, heat up -- (make hot or hotter; "the sun heats the oceans"; "heat the water on the stove")

Antonyms of adj crisp

6 senses of crisp

Sense 1
crisp, sharp -- ((of something seen or heard) clearly defined; "a sharp photographic image"; "the sharp crack of a twig"; "the crisp snap of dry leaves underfoot")

INDIRECT (VIA distinct) -> indistinct -- (not clearly defined or easy to perceive or understand; "indistinct shapes in the gloom"; "an indistinct memory"; "only indistinct notions of what to do")

Sense 2
crisp, crispy -- (tender and brittle; "crisp potato chips")

INDIRECT (VIA tender) -> tough -- (resistant to cutting or chewing)

Sense 3
crisp, frosty, nipping, nippy, snappy -- (pleasantly cold and invigorating; "crisp clear nights and frosty mornings"; "a nipping wind"; "a nippy fall day"; "snappy weather")

INDIRECT (VIA cold) -> hot -- (used of physical heat; having a high or higher than desirable temperature or giving off heat or feeling or causing a sensation of heat or burning; "hot stove"; "hot water"; "a hot August day"; "a hot stuffy room"; "she's hot and tired"; "a hot forehead")

Sense 4
crisp -- (pleasingly firm and fresh; "crisp lettuce")

INDIRECT (VIA fresh) -> stale -- (lacking freshness, palatability, or showing deterioration from age; "stale bread"; "the beer was stale")

Sense 5
crisp, frizzly, frizzy, kinky, nappy -- ((of hair) in small tight curls)

INDIRECT (VIA curly) -> straight -- ((of hair) having no waves or curls; "her naturally straight hair hung long and silky")

Sense 6
crisp, curt, laconic, terse -- (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")

INDIRECT (VIA concise) -> prolix -- (tediously prolonged or tending to speak or write at great length; "editing a prolix manuscript"; "a prolix lecturer telling you more than you want to know")

Similarity of adj crisp

6 senses of crisp

Sense 1
crisp, sharp -- ((of something seen or heard) clearly defined; "a sharp photographic image"; "the sharp crack of a twig"; "the crisp snap of dry leaves underfoot")
       => distinct (vs. indistinct) -- (easy to perceive; especially clearly outlined; "a distinct flavor"; "a distinct odor of turpentine"; "a distinct outline"; "the ship appeared as a distinct silhouette"; "distinct fingerprints")

Sense 2
crisp, crispy -- (tender and brittle; "crisp potato chips")
       => tender (vs. tough) -- (easy to cut or chew; "tender beef")

Sense 3
crisp, frosty, nipping, nippy, snappy -- (pleasantly cold and invigorating; "crisp clear nights and frosty mornings"; "a nipping wind"; "a nippy fall day"; "snappy weather")
       => cold (vs. hot) -- (having a low or inadequate temperature or feeling a sensation of coldness or having been made cold by e.g. ice or refrigeration; "a cold climate"; "a cold room"; "dinner has gotten cold"; "cold fingers"; "if you are cold, turn up the heat"; "a cold beer")

Sense 4
crisp -- (pleasingly firm and fresh; "crisp lettuce")
       => fresh (vs. stale) -- (recently made, produced, or harvested; "fresh bread"; "a fresh scent"; "fresh lettuce")

Sense 5
crisp, frizzly, frizzy, kinky, nappy -- ((of hair) in small tight curls)
       => curly (vs. straight) -- ((of hair) having curls or waves; "they envied her naturally curly hair")

Sense 6
crisp, curt, laconic, terse -- (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")
       => concise (vs. prolix) -- (expressing much in few words; "a concise explanation")

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