crankle

[ krang-kuh l ]
/ ˈkræŋ kəl /
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noun, verb (used with or without object), cran·kled, cran·kling.

bend; turn; crinkle.

Nearby words

  1. crank out,
  2. crank up,
  3. crank-sided,
  4. crank-up,
  5. crankcase,
  6. crankly,
  7. cranko,
  8. crankpin,
  9. crankshaft,
  10. cranky

Origin of crankle

First recorded in 1585–95; crank1 + -le

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  • The facts are there, and Crankle's speech to evidence ripped him up in a terrific manner.

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