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crimple

[ krim-puh l ]
/ ˈkrɪm pəl /
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verb (used with or without object), crim·pled, crim·pling.

to wrinkle.

RELATED WORDS

scrunch, pucker, crush, buckle, screw, crisp, pleat, undulate, flow, wrinkle, wave, ruck, set, crinkle, swirl, coil, crease, crumple, frizz, swish

Nearby words

criminous, criminy, crimmer, crimogenic, crimp, crimple, crimplene, crimpy, crimson, crimson clover, crimson flag

Origin of crimple

1400–50; late Middle English. See crimp1, -le
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crimple

/ (ˈkrɪmpəl) /

verb

to crumple, wrinkle, or curl
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