potato crisp

potato crisp
potato crisps
N-COUNT: usu pl
Potato crisps are the same as crisps. [BRIT, FORMAL]

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  • potato crisp — noun chiefly Britain : potato chip * * * Brit. See potato chip. [1925 30] * * * potato crisp, British. a potato chip. * * * poˌtato ˈcrisp [potato crisp] ( …   Useful english dictionary

  • potato crisp — po tato .crisp BrE po tato .chip AmE n a very thin round piece of potato cooked in oil and eaten cold, sold in packages …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • potato crisp — noun potato cut into slices and fried, similar to a US potato chip …   Wiktionary

  • potato crisp — Brit. See potato chip. [1925 30] * * * …   Universalium

  • potato crisp — /pəˈteɪtoʊ krɪsp/ (say puh taytoh krisp) noun → chip1 (def. 3b) …   Australian English dictionary

  • crisp — ► ADJECTIVE 1) firm, dry, and brittle. 2) (of the weather) cool, fresh, and invigorating. 3) briskly decisive and matter of fact. ► NOUN (also potato crisp) Brit. ▪ a wafer thin slice of potato fried until crisp and eaten as a snack. ► VERB …   English terms dictionary

  • potato chip — ☆ potato chip n. a very thin slice of potato fried crisp and then usually salted and sometimes flavored: also Brit. potato crisp …   English World dictionary

  • crisp — adjective 1》 firm, dry, and brittle, especially in a way considered pleasing.     ↘(of hair) having tight curls. 2》 (of the weather) cool, fresh, and invigorating. 3》 (of a way of speaking) briskly decisive and matter of fact. noun (also potato… …   English new terms dictionary

  • crisp — adj., n., & v. adj. 1 hard but brittle. 2 a (of air) bracing. b (of a style or manner) lively, brisk and decisive. c (of features etc.) neat and clear cut. d (of paper) stiff and crackling. e (of hair) closely curling. n. 1 (in full potato crisp) …   Useful english dictionary

  • potato — n. (pl. oes) 1 a starchy plant tuber that is cooked and used for food. 2 the plant, Solanum tuberosum, bearing this. 3 colloq. a hole in (esp. the heel of) a sock or stocking. Phrases and idioms: potato chip = CHIP n. 3. potato crisp Brit. =… …   Useful english dictionary

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