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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 crusty /ˈkrʌsti/

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Crust·y a.
 1. Having the nature of crust; pertaining to a hard covering; as, a crusty coat; a crusty surface or substance.
 2.  Having a hard exterior, or a short, rough manner, though kind at heart; snappish; peevish; surly.
    Thou crusty batch of nature, what's the news?   --Shak.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      adj 1: having a hardened crust as a covering [syn: crusted, encrusted,
      2: brusque and surly and forbidding; "crusty remarks"; "a
         crusty old man"; "his curmudgeonly temper"; "gruff
         manner"; "a gruff reply" [syn: curmudgeonly, gruff, ill-humored,
      [also: crustiest, crustier]