having a crimped form or appearance.
South Midland U.S. (of weather) cold and disagreeable.
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How to use crimpy in a sentence
Anxiety showed itself nakedly in his yellow-brown eyes, and there were wrinkles in his low forehead just below the crimpy hair.Bella Donna | Robert Hichens
I could expect "crimpy" weather, and every moment of delay increased the frigid hardships of the journey.The Road | Jack London
It usually goes with blonde or red, or else crimpy, and what I dislike about red hair is the freckles—you can almost count on 'em!Her Own Way | Clyde Fitch
Molly was six years old; a plump, roly-poly little girl with long, crimpy golden hair and great blue eyes.Connor Magan's Luck and Other Stories | M. T. W.
He was middle-aged, with black, thick, crimpy hair and beard.The Flaming Sword in Serbia and Elsewhere | Mabel Annie Boulton Stobart