Translation of crisp in Spanish:


crujiente, adj.

Pronunciation /krɪsp/

See Spanish definition of crujiente

adjective crisper, crispest

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    • 1.1(brittle)

      (toast/bacon) crujiente
      (toast/bacon) crocante River Plate
      • That and the fact that when all else fails, she spreads a dollop of honey over my slightly buttered, highly crisp slices of toast.
      • Another item that caught our eye was Wykeham Rarebit - smoked applewood cheese, topped with crisp bacon and salad garnish.
      • Tom and I dined together over plates of crisp bacon, toasted bread, strawberry jam, and poached eggs.
      • But we don't have to give up the delicious combination of creamy icing and crisp chocolate cookie.
      • For the main course I had the monkfish bourguignon in a red wine sauce with crisp bacon and mushrooms.
      • The banana, wrapped with a crisp flour crust, tasted like cream.
      • The chunks of fish, protected by their crisp coating of ham, were succulent and tender.
      • I went for devilled whitebait, a good sized portion in a crisp flour coating and well dusted with cayenne pepper, served with lemon creme fraiche.
      • Right now, there was the smell of fresh buttermilk pancakes coming from the kitchen mixed with that of crisp bacon and tea just freshly brewed.
      • The clams stood plump and juicy in their shells, bathed only in a bit of garlic butter, with a crisp bacon confetti on top.
      • In frosty areas this is often adorned with a crisp coating of white crystal.
      • I have always understood that biscuits are crisp and thin and made by rolling the dough flat and cutting it with pastry cutters, or forming the dough into a long roll and slicing it thinly.
      • Sometimes when you remove the crisp crust from shrimp or pork nuggets and squeeze it, fat literally drips out and all that is left to eat is a very tiny piece of seafood or meat.
      • The backdrop of bright, white crisp snow could not have been more of a contrast to the jungle setting in which Ally Taylor was kept captive by Colombian guerillas.
      • The water will start to steam, making the air in the oven moist, which will help the bread to rise and give it a nice, crisp crust.
      • The resulting cookie is crisp at the edges and a little crumbly in the center.
      • Sure enough, there was an apple pie on the dresser, warm and fragrant with a crisp sugar coat and a coffee pot sitting on the back of the stove.
      • For a crisp crust, brush muffins with ice water as soon as they come from the oven.
      • They began to trample their way up the slopes yet again, the crisp snow crunching beneath their feet.
      • Although Vollstedt's recipe is enriched with cream cheese and includes many eggs, I made a lighter version and served it with crisp bacon.

    • 1.2(fresh)

      (lettuce/sheets) fresco
      (apple/snow) crujiente
      a crisp 20 dollar bill un billete nuevecito de 20 dólares
      • a crisp white shirt una camisa blanca recién planchada
      • It's a medium to large, red- and green-striped fruit with a crisp, juicy, sweetly tart taste.
      • I prefer, however, to enjoy the crisp, juicy fruits in the cool of the morning - right from the tree.
      • More importantly, enjoy the experience of eating fresh, crisp vegetables you grew yourself!
      • ‘The customers prefer this variety, as they are big, crisp and juicy,’ says Suresh, a fruit seller.
      • In soft fruit such as tomato this process occurs early in ripening whereas in crisp fruits such as apple it is a late-ripening process.
      • This extremely crisp, juicy, sweet apple has a rich flavor that has made it No.1 in taste panels.
      • Now we have new, fresh, crisp apples and the old apples which are supposedly mushy.
      • They said their blessings and feasted on a lovely meal of roasted hen and crisp vegetables and the warm bread that Emy had baked herself.
      • While this head lettuce has a nice crisp edge to it and seems to retain its freshness in the refrigerator for a few days, it's time to look beyond this old standby and use other greens.
      • The crisp, juicy little tubers bring up to $40 a pound, retail, and enhance any salad, stir-fry or sauté.
      • The yam bean's crisp, juicy quality - and the idea of eating the tuber raw - struck the Tongans as exotic and peculiar.
      • The salad consists of a heaping bed of crisp iceberg lettuce, generous amounts of shredded carrots and beets, cubes of fresh tofu and peanut buttery gomae spinach.
      • Its juicy crisp flesh keeps and stews well, ensuring that it is still as popular now as it was when it was first introduced to this country.
      • To get the most out of the crisp finish on the vegetables, add the sauce just as you serve.
      • Mix and sauté until the vegetables are cooked but crisp.
      • Next comes a handful of crisp, chopped lettuce and fresh slices of tomato and onion.
      • Cram the lumps of chicken into hot pitta bread with the spiced yoghurt and some shredded crisp lettuce.
      • The vegetables were fresh, crisp and not over-cooked and the sauce was creamy and very tasty.
      • Serve with a bowl of good, crisp lettuce and salad.
      • Imagine eating a crisp, juicy slice of watermelon on a hot summer's day and receiving great health benefits at the same time!
      • The weather was crisp and cool, with the smell of woodsmoke in the air.
      • Practice had just ended, but the crisp weather of winter was quick to cool him down again.
      • The weather was crisp and fine but a cold head wind was encountered at the top end of the course.
      • On arrival the weather was crisp, clear - but very, very cold.
      • Ah, the delights of the holiday season: the crisp weather, the cozy fires, the family festivities and the sumptuous feasts.
      • I arrived at noon, early for the afternoon flight, but with ample time to enjoy the crisp weather.
      • As soon as the weather turned cool and crisp in Delhi and women brought out their pashminas, the children knew something wonderful was brewing.
      • I could feel the heat radiating from his body even in the crisp, cool January weather and could see the blue of his eyes boring into mine.
      • Flavors of vegetables maturing in the cool, crisp days of autumn are often sweeter and milder than those grown during hot summer weather.
      • The weather was cold and crisp but very hazy.
      • She decided she needed a breath of fresh air and so she opened her large French windows and climbed out onto the balcony breathing in the cool crisp fresh air.
      • After yesterday's cold, crisp, but sunny weather, today is utter rubbish.
      • The drive was absolutely beautiful, the day was crisp and cool, and for most of the drive you could see limestone hills and trees.
      • The weather this week has been crisp, cold, and clear, just like autumn should be.
      • For 11 million people in the U.S. the cool crisp days of fall don't bring a renewal of energy but rather a descent into depression.
      • Lakeisha held open the door for me, revealing a cool, crisp day outside.
      • The summers and springs were extremely hot while the winters had crisp fall weather most of the time.
      • It's a beautifully crisp, alert, fresh morning.
      • He unshuttered the window, and gazed through, the crisp autumn wind bit at his face as the past bit at his heart and again he pulled himself away from it.
      • A cool crisp breeze blew lazily through the morning air.

    • 1.3(cold)

      (air) frío y vigorizante
      a crisp winter morning una fría y despejada mañana de invierno

  • 2

    • 2.1(brisk, concise)

      (manner) seco
      (style) escueto
      • He wrote short crisp letters with a decisive position on all questions at hand.
      • Some years ago, I was in Judge Gladys Kessler's courtroom and admired the crisp decisiveness of her judicial temperament.
      • Matthews is a technician who lacks classic arm strength but runs the offense to perfection with crisp decisionmaking.
      • He must adjust with quick, decisive moves and crisp passes that set up open teammates.
      • For the next few patients I started to write what I thought was a crisp summary of our decisions.
      • Carlow were quickly into their stride and with the pack dominant they surprised their opponents with some driving mauls and crisp and decisive tackling.
      • The writing is crisp, the detail and background fresh and believable.
      • Lengthy news stories, usually speeches taken down verbatim in shorthand and printed in full, have given way to short and crisp reports.
      • The dialogue is crisp and sharp, and the characters interesting.
      • The pastel colours, the detail in every scene, the crisp dialogue, are all a joy.
      • Michaels barked, pounding out crisp sharp words that so thundered with command that even the untrained and deaf would jump to obey.
      • His voice was crisp and business-like, as usual, when he wasn't sneering.
      • Doss depends on short and crisp stories of social issues.
      • The new version boasts a crisp, no-nonsense presentation that gets right down to business.
      • It soon became much more, due to some crisp writing, exciting storylines, and an innovation that would become a hallmark of the series.
      • Here comes a docu-drama that sails to its destination with such crisp editing and concise narration that you wonder what was the fuss all about!
      • This book, like all of Rhea's works, is marked by thorough, painstaking research and crisp, lucid writing.
      • Now I'm reading A Certain Chemistry, which is fun and funny, but without that crisp precision that blows my hair back.

    • 2.2(sharp)

      (photograph) nítido

  • 3

    (curls) crespo
    (curls) apretado
    • She felt the bare smooth skin of her stomach move against the dark crisp hair at the center of his body as he lifted her off the legs that nearly let her fall to the floor.
    • Muhammad was middle-sized, did not have lank or crisp hair, was not fat, had a white, circular face, wide black eyes and long eyelashes.
    • Her coat stood out full-length, conserving the warmth deep inside, with the tip of each hair seeming as crisp and sharp as the grass blades, and almost as cold.
    • Perspiration binds her crisp blonde curls to her forehead and lines of mascara trail past her eyes.
    • Michael shook his head and some of his crisp dark hair fell on his forehead, giving him a boyish look.
    • Somewhere along the line, her hands had been freed and were clinging in his crisp dark hair.
    • Blonde hair crisp, and lustrous was slicked back primly.


  • 1also potato crisp

    papa frita feminine
    (de bolsa) patata frita feminine Spain
    papa chip feminine Uruguay

transitive verb

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    (bread) tostar ligeramente
    (bacon) (hasta que esté crujiente) cocinar
    • Devon was evacuating because he'd crisped himself like bacon.
    • All that's left to do is give the confit legs a quick blast in the oven to crisp up the skin, sauté some greens and you're off.
    • Then you let the potatoes rest while you raise the heat of the oil and fry them again, briefly, to crisp up the outer surface.
    • I use it whenever I want to crisp up the outside of some bread, and it does a perfectly good job.
    • When duck is cooked, fry in a hot pan for one minute to crisp the skin.
    • To crisp both sides of the chicken, turn it over once midway through the cooking time.
    • He could feel the light crisping his skin, in but a few moments he would petrify like aged wood and splinter across the floor.
    • Alternatively, you could prepare them ahead and reheat in the skillet just before serving, to crisp them up again.
    • Although the squid had a wonderful texture, the oil had not been hot enough to crisp the batter.
    • By the time we leave, the sun is a furnace blazing magnified through the windscreen, crisping my skin.
    • Remove the foil and bake for a further five minutes to crisp the stuffing.
    • Maybe I could fry them at a high temperature and cook them through and crisp them up in one step.
    • Return to the oven for 3-5 minutes to crisp the pastry.
    • Bake for a further 2 minutes with the oven door slightly ajar, to help crisp the pastry.
    • After thorough draining, they were sautéed in a light vegetable oil before baking in the oven for a few moments to crisp the outer layer.
    • Roast for about 30 minutes, basting the chicken with the pan juices 3 or 4 times, to help brown and crisp the skin.