Definition of crumpet noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



    BrE BrE//ˈkrʌmpɪt//
    ; NAmE NAmE//ˈkrʌmpɪt//
    (British English) Carbohydrates
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  1. 1 [countable] a small flat round cake with small holes in the top, eaten hot with butter See related entries: Carbohydrates
  2. 2[uncountable] (slang) an offensive way of referring to people who are sexually attractive, usually women
  3. Word Originlate 17th cent.: of unknown origin. Sense (2) dates from the 1930s.