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crispy critter1

noun

in an emergency room, a seriously burned patient

Usage Note

slang, medicine

crispy critter2

noun

a computer that is "fried" or useless

Usage Note

slang, computing

crispy critter3

noun

a person who is out of it from taking drugs or smoking marijuana

Usage Note

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crispy critter

noun phrase
  1. A person, car, etc, that has been very severely burned: Some of the soldiers wandering the graveyard joked a bit. ''Crispy critters,'' said one, looking at the incinerated
  2. A person out of it from taking drugs or smoking marijuana: no crispy-critters at the breakfast table, please

[1960s+ Army; fr Crispy Critters, trademark of a breakfast cereal resembling little toasted animals]


The Dictionary of American Slang, Fourth Edition by Barbara Ann Kipfer, PhD. and Robert L. Chapman, Ph.D.
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