verb (used with or without object), crim·pled, crim·pling.
Origin of crimple
Related Words for crimplescrunch, pucker, crush, buckle, screw, crisp, pleat, undulate, flow, wrinkle, wave, ruck, set, crinkle, swirl, coil, crease, crumple, frizz, swish
Examples from the Web for crimple
Historical Examples of crimple
In every one of Mr Crimple's joints, sir, there is more or less of the same deposit.
The heart glows; its humanities even yield and crimple under the fierce heat of mental pride.Dream Life
Donald G. Mitchell
In this portion of Mr Crimple's leg, sir, there is a certain amount of animal oil.
If Mr Crimple neglects his meals, or fails to take his proper quantity of rest, that oil wanes, and becomes exhausted.
Mr Crimple, more agitated than before, clapped his hand immediately below his waistcoat.