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Definition of: CRISP

(a.) Curling in stiff curls or ringlets; as, crisp hair.
(a.) Curled with the ripple of the water.
(a.) Brittle; friable; in a condition to break with a short, sharp fracture; as, crisp snow.
(a.) Possessing a certain degree of firmness and freshness; in a fresh, unwilted condition.
(a.) Lively; sparking; effervescing.
(a.) Brisk; crackling; cheerful; lively.
(a.) To curl; to form into ringlets, as hair, or the nap of cloth; to interweave, as the branches of trees.
(a.) To cause to undulate irregularly, as crape or water; to wrinkle; to cause to ripple. Cf. Crimp.
(a.) To make crisp or brittle, as in cooking.
(n.) That which is crisp or brittle; the state of being crisp or brittle; as, burned to a crisp; specifically, the rind of roasted pork; crackling.
(v. i.) To undulate or ripple. Cf. Crisp, v. t.

anagrams of:crisp

(n.) A small bag; a wallet; a satchel.
(n.) A small writing, certificate, or schedule; a piece of paper containing a writing.
(n.) A preliminary certificate of a subscription to the capital of a bank, railroad, or other company, or for a share of other joint property, or a loan, stating the amount of the subscription and the date of the payment of the installments; as, insurance scrip, consol scrip, etc. When all the installments are paid, the scrip is exchanged for a bond share certificate.
(n.) Paper fractional currency.