Crumble

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Definition

to crumble (something): to disintegrate, to crush, to grind, to powder, to break down (something)
verb
-What are you crumbling in your hand? -A piece of bread.

a crumble: a baked pudding consisting of stewed fruit with a crumbly topping
noun
A crumble is a dish of typically British origin containing stewed fruit topped with a crumbly mixture of fat, flour and sugar.

Pronunciation examples
UK: What are you crumbling in your hand?
US: I am crumbling apple crumble in my hand.
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Examples

  • "We have a cinnamon crumble with whipped cream and a touch of lemon."
  • "Celery crumble"

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