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crumby1

[kruhm-ee] /ˈkrʌm i/
adjective, crumbier, crumbiest.
1.
full of crumbs.
2.
soft.
Origin
1725-1735
1725-35; crumb + -y1

crumby2

[kruhm-ee] /ˈkrʌm i/
adjective, crumbier, crumbiest.
1.
crummy1 (def 1).
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  • Both are crumby employers who exploit their workers.
  • They were dishonest and self-involved and distant, loaded with lousy values and crumby tricks.
British Dictionary definitions for crumby

crumby

/ˈkrʌmɪ/
adjective crumbier, crumbiest
1.
full of or littered with crumbs
2.
soft, like the inside of bread
3.
a variant spelling of crummy1
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Word Origin and History for crumby
adj.

1731, "full of crumbs," from crumb + -y (2). Overlapping somewhat with crummy, but generally restricted to the more literal senses.

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Slang definitions & phrases for crumby

crummy

adjective
  1. Infested with body lice; lousy (1850s+)
  2. Loathsome; disgusting; lousy: I'd be dead of the dirty monotony around this crummy neighborhood (1850s+)
  3. Of inferior quality; shoddy; cheap: This crumby razor doesn't work/ Where'd you get that crummy camera? (1850s+)

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