verb (used with object), creased, creas·ing.
verb (used without object), creased, creas·ing.
Origin of crease1
Synonyms for crease
Related Words for creasedcrinkle, wrinkle, pucker, pleat, ridge, purse, cockle, plait, bend, crimp, crumple, dog-ear, corrugate
Examples from the Web for creased
Contemporary Examples of creased
The cracked, creased and pockmarked streets again made dancing harder.Mardi Gras Indian Chief Larry Bannock’s Final Ride
May 16, 2014
The print had been torn, folded and creased until a large void was left in the lower left portion.Jasper Johns: The Secrets of a Master at Work
March 15, 2014
On the margins of the creased paper, black squares represent the two tanks the unit will use to shell the base.Syria: Would a No-Fly Zone Help the Rebels Oust Assad?
September 11, 2012
Historical Examples of creased
The dark skin was creased in fierce wrinkles about the eyes and mouth.The Monster Men
Edgar Rice Burroughs
The tape is first folded and creased by rubbing over an edge.Boys' Book of Model Boats
Raymond Francis Yates
It had become a grimace that creased every wrinkle into prominence.The Paliser case
I'm creased too, at the line where I was bent into the fourth dimension!The 4-D Doodler
He drew forth a creased, yellowed, tattered, time-eaten paper.Frank Merriwell's Pursuit
Burt L. Standish
Word Origin for crease
1660s, altered from creaste "a ridge," perhaps a variant of crest, via meaning "a fold in a length of cloth" (mid-15c.) which produced a crest. As a verb, from 1580s. Related: Creased; creasing.