Origin of crumpled
Definition for crumpled (2 of 2)
verb (used with object), crum·pled, crum·pling.
verb (used without object), crum·pled, crum·pling.
Origin of crumple
Examples from the Web for crumpled
This explains the crumpled look of his beautiful red velvet suit paired with cowboy boots and a flowery style shirt.Dodo Bones and Kylie’s Poo: Inside London’s Strangest New Museum|Liza Foreman|November 11, 2014|DAILY BEAST
He crumpled to the ground under a flurry of fists and boots, and as he recalls, no one around him tried to stop the attack.As 30-Year Anniversary of Mass Killings in India Arrives, Sikhs Find Safety in USA|Simran Jeet Singh|October 31, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Steck crumpled to the moraine, and it looked as though he'd be bludgeoned to death.
The “religious freedom” bill, which like Mississippi's had passed with overwhelming support, crumpled.How Anti-Gay Will Mississippi’s ‘New’ Religious Freedom Bill Be?|Jay Michaelson|March 11, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Now, two decades later he was crumpled on the ground in front of his former teammates sobbing uncontrollably.
A girl in crumpled linen slacks skidded to a fast stop on the polished floor of the Star business office.Hoofbeats on the Turnpike|Mildred A. Wirt
As he strode forward to welcome the stranger, he absently tore the crumpled sheet of paper to bits and consigned it to the winds.When 'Bear Cat' Went Dry|Charles Neville Buck
I went up to one of them, leaned over and looked upon the crumpled patch of a little old red face.Woman|Magdeleine Marx
I crumpled up the dainty glossy bit of pasteboard and flung it aside.Vendetta|Marie Corelli
He looked down at his crumpled shirt-front and disordered tie, and then moved slowly towards the door.A Monk of Cruta|E. Phillips Oppenheim
British Dictionary definitions for crumpled
Word Origin for crumple
Word Origin and History for crumpled
c.1300, crumplen, frequentative of crumpen "to curl up" (from Old English crump "bent, crooked"). Related: Crumpled; crumpling.