Definitions For Crunch


  • The act of crushing
  • The sound of something crunching
  • A critical situation that arises because of a shortage (as a shortage of time or money or resources)
  • The sound made when something hard is being chewed or crushed : a crunching sound
  • The quality of a food that produces a loud sound when it is chewed : a crunchy quality
  • A very difficult point or situation


  • Reduce to small pieces or particles by pounding or abrading
  • Make a crushing noise
  • Chew noisily
  • Press or grind with a crushing noise
  • To make the loud sound of something being crushed
  • To move along a surface that makes the loud sound of something being crushed
  • To process (numbers, information, etc.) : to examine and analyze (numbers, information, etc.)

Is Crunch a Scrabble Word?

Words With Friends YES
Scrabble US YES
Scrabble UK YES
English International (SOWPODS) YES
Scrabble Global YES
Enable1 Dictionary YES

Points in Different Games

Words with Friends

The word Crunch is worth 13 points in Scrabble and 16 points in Words with Friends

Examples of Crunch in a Sentence

  • We could hear the truck's tires crunching along the gravel road.
  • When she crunched the numbers, she found that the business's profits were actually much lower than the company had said.
  • The crunch of someone eating a carrot
  • We could hear the crunch of the truck's tires on the gravel road.
  • The crunch came when the computer stopped working.

Synonyms for Crunch

Antonyms for Crunch

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