crinkly

[ kring-klee ]
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adjective,crin·kli·er, crin·kli·est.
  1. having crinkles.

  2. making a rustling noise.

Origin of crinkly

1
First recorded in 1820–30; crinkle + -y1

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British Dictionary definitions for crinkly

crinkly

/ (ˈkrɪŋklɪ) /


adjective
  1. wrinkled; crinkled

nounplural -lies
  1. slang an old person

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