Crunch means to bite, chew, crush or grind loudly.(verb)
The definition of a crunch is a sit-up type of abdominal exercise where the torso is only lifted slightly off the floor.(noun)
An example of a crunch is a common ab flattening exercise done in Pilates.
Crunch is defined as a critical moment when time or resources are running out.(noun)
An example of a crunch is the last few minutes of a race.
See crunch in Webster's New World College Dictionary
intransitive verb, transitive verb
Origin: earlier craunch, of echoic orig.
See crunch in American Heritage Dictionary 4
crunchverb crunched, crunch·ing, crunch·es verb, transitive
Origin: Alteration of craunch, possibly of imitative origin.
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