(noun) crumb of bread; used especially for coating or thickening

Source: WordNet® 3.1



breadcrumb (plural breadcrumbs)

(chiefly, in the plural) A tiny piece of bread, either one that falls from bread as it is cut or eaten, or one made deliberately by crumbling bread.

(GUI, chiefly, in the plural) A single link in a chain indicating the hierarchical location of a web page or similar, used as a navigation aid.


• (tiny piece of bread): crumb


breadcrumb (third-person singular simple present breadcrumbs, present participle breadcrumbing, simple past and past participle breadcrumbed)

(transitive, cooking) To sprinkle breadcrumbs on to food, normally before cooking.

(GUI, intransitive) To add navigational breadcrumbs to (a web page or user interface).

To use clues or enticements to lead someone in the desired direction.

Source: Wiktionary


Word of the Day

28 March 2023


(verb) close or secure with or as if with a stopper; “She stoppered the wine bottle”; “The mothers stoppered their babies’ mouths with pacifiers”

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