crisp | krisp |
1 (of a substance) firm, dry, and brittle, esp. in a way considered pleasing or attractive: crisp bacon | the snow is lovely and crisp.
• (of a fruit or vegetable) firm, indicating freshness: crisp lettuce.
• (of the weather) cool, fresh, and invigorating: a crisp autumn day.
• (of paper or cloth) smoothly and attractively stiff and uncreased: a crisp $5 bill.
• (of hair) having tight curls, giving an impression of rigidity
2 (of a way of speaking or writing) briskly decisive and matter-of-fact, without hesitation or unnecessary detail: they were cut off with a crisp “Thank you.”
1 a dessert of fruit baked with a crunchy topping of brown sugar, butter, and flour: rhubarb crisp.
2 (also potato crisp) British term for POTATO CHIP.
Here’s something you may not know about me. Please bear with me. This may come as a nasty shock to you, but I think it’s of vital importance that there be no secrets between us. Truth is best, at all times and in all circumstances. So let me lay it on you…
I’m wound a little tight.
Are you shocked? Have I rocked you to your foundations? Is your previous image of me as a paragon of serenity and even temper now in shards upon your floor, making a shiny pattern on your area rug, sticking in the tread of your shoe?
I thought not. My neuroses can be seen from space.