crispy critter


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crispy critter

Medical slang A cruel and inappropriate term for a Pt with severe burns. See Medical slang.
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But if you don't mind spitting out the occasional seed, anyone can grow red-fleshed, icebox size 'Crispy Critter' or 'Diablo,' a 20-pounder that earned top flavor ratings in Texas' statewide watermelon trials in 2006.
As best as our class could estimate, an occupant had but two or three seconds to get out before becoming a crispy critter.
The petty officer's face was burned like a crispy critter. His skin was solid red from ear to ear and from forehead to chin.
Good luck, crispy critters! Thousands of Alexander's troops, bivved in the wrong place, were killed by such a storm in one night.