Synonyms for crunch

Grammar : Noun, verb
Spell : kruhnch
Phonetic Transcription : krʌntʃ

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Définition of crunch

Origin :
  • 1814, from craunch (1630s), probably of imitative origin. Related: Crunched; crunching. The noun is 1836, from the verb; the sense of "critical moment" was popularized 1939 by Winston Churchill, who had used it in his 1938 biography of Marlborough.
  • noun crucial point
  • verb grind, chew
Example sentences :
  • Then she heard the crunch of his footsteps in the dry leaves behind the Cabin.
  • Extract from : « The Vagrant Duke » by George Gibbs
  • There was the sound of jingling harness and the crunch of runners.
  • Extract from : « The Best Short Stories of 1920 » by Various
  • Come here, graze about my head, let me hear you crunch the grass.
  • Extract from : « Debts of Honor » by Maurus Jkai
  • Nepcote heard the crunch of their feet on the gravel as they passed.
  • Extract from : « The Hand in the Dark » by Arthur J. Rees
  • The crunch of the brougham brought his ceaseless march over the carpet to an end.
  • Extract from : « Beyond » by John Galsworthy
  • In fact he heard nothing from the first crunch of the spade onward.
  • Extract from : « David and the Phoenix » by Edward Ormondroyd
  • Every minute I expected to see a streak of fire, or hear the crunch of an ax.
  • Extract from : « A Virginia Scout » by Hugh Pendexter
  • Some big animal—a hound most probably—was gnawing a bone—crunch, crunch, crunch!
  • Extract from : « Werwolves » by Elliott O'Donnell
  • We laughed at this dismay, and Gatty said, "yes, I'll crunch their bones like Grumbo the giant."
  • Extract from : « Yr Ynys Unyg » by Julia de Winton
  • There was a crunch of breaking bone, and the white dog faced him on three legs.
  • Extract from : « The Call of the Wild » by Jack London

Antonyms for crunch

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