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crimple

[krim-puh l] /ˈkrɪm pəl/
verb (used with or without object), crimpled, crimpling.
1.
to wrinkle.
Origin of crimple
1400-1450
1400-50; late Middle English. See crimp1, -le
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Examples from the Web for crimpled
Historical Examples
  • The girl's face flamed an angry red under her crimpled thatch of hair.

    Stories of the Foot-hills Margaret Collier Graham
  • That I should mistake the hide of a buffaloe, scorched and crimpled as it is, for the carcass of a horse!

    The Prairie J. Fenimore Cooper
  • Esmé assented with a graceful bend of his crimpled head, and in a clear and deliberate voice began to speak.

    The Green Carnation Robert Smythe Hichens
  • The Harvester lifted the leaves and exposed the musky, crimpled, big mushrooms.

    The Harvester Gene Stratton Porter
  • The brown, crimpled skin of his neck showed the big veins which sank under his jaws and reappeared at his temples.

British Dictionary definitions for crimpled

crimple

/ˈkrɪmpəl/
verb
1.
to crumple, wrinkle, or curl
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
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