verb (used with object), creased, creas·ing.
verb (used without object), creased, creas·ing.
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Origin of crease
OTHER WORDS FROM creasecreaseless, adjectivecreaser, nounun·creased, adjective
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How to use crease in a sentence
In a normal season, that would translate to a 58-point campaign, plus he has generated 37 scoring chances in the slot or the crease, tied for the 11th-most among all forwards.Taylor Hall and others who could be on the move at the NHL trade deadline|Neil Greenberg|March 19, 2021|Washington Post
Against the Heat, Antetokounmpo struggled finding any creases, handing the reins to Middleton instead.The Bucks Are Trying To Win In Clutch Time Without Giving Giannis The Ball|Yaron Weitzman|March 12, 2021|FiveThirtyEight
New York’s top line also maintains a 57-to-27 edge in high-danger scoring chances, those shots originating in the slot or crease.The New York Islanders surged to top of the East and are suddenly looking dominant|Neil Greenberg|March 12, 2021|Washington Post
Smooth out the sock before you put on your boot, making sure there are no creases or wrinkles.
I was just contemplating its structure — its creases and corners.
Is that pillow crease line that used to go away an hour after I got out of bed now just that line I have on my face?Some 4 a.m. Brainstorming on How to Make Obama Tougher Than Putin|Annabelle Gurwitch|May 23, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Turns out the fungi in our inguinal crease are not the same ones on our heel pad or behind our ear.
That zone is a fault line, a crease in the planet floor between the North American plate and the Continental plate.
As he told the story, his lidded eyes would crease into a warm, delighted look.Remembering the Man Who Brought Jaws—and Me—to the Shelves|Christopher Buckley|December 23, 2008|DAILY BEAST
En I reck'n de wives quarrels considable; en dat 'crease de racket.Adventures of Huckleberry Finn, Complete|Mark Twain (Samuel Clemens)
Keep the solution boiling until the segments are cooked so soft that folding them leaves no crease.Philippine Mats|Hugo H. Miller
The clip is slipped over the fold inside of the hat which forms the bottom part of the crease.The Boy Mechanic, Book 2|Various
Average Jones smiled with almost affectionate admiration at the crease along the knee of his carefully pressed trousers.Average Jones|Samuel Hopkins Adams
Now it sparkled gently in his glass and he sighed, letting a smile crease his lean homely face.Security|Poul William Anderson