a woman, or women viewed collectively as sex objects. 'Crumpet' or 'a bit of crumpet' date from the last decade of the 19th century and conform to a much older pattern of likening women to cakes (e.g. tart), delicacies (e.g. crackling), etc. The terms 'crumpet' or 'a bit of crumpet' are now likely to offend most women although both are still widespread, mainly in working-class usage. Women are now beginning to use the terms to refer to males.
► 'I don't think we should condemn a doctor simply because he made a wrong diagnosis of what is, or is not, crumpet.' (Carry on Again, Doctor, British comedy film, 1969)

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