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Origin of crumpled
OTHER WORDS FROM crumpledun·crum·pled, adjective
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How to use crumpled in a sentence
A stranger, seeming a little embarrassed to interrupt, stands there in a crumpled tan suit.
Whether this was the seed of something — or just dinner with a stranger — seemed less important as I turned on the oven, smoothed out my crumpled menu, and started to cook.
There it was, he said, stuffed in a crumpled ball behind a locked metal barricade 4 feet below the pavement.
I began thinking about a crumpled sheet of paper more than 20 years ago, early in my scientific career.
In 2020, time and again, the crumpled paper hurled into the corner was the work of the scientists.
Banners with “Muslims go home” and “Long Live Il Duce,” in a reference to Benito Mussolini, lie crumpled along the streets.In Rome’s Riots, Cries for Mussolini and Attacks on Refugees|Barbie Latza Nadeau|November 14, 2014|DAILY BEAST
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
He snatched up the thrown chair and crashed it down onto the head of a charging older black man, who crumpled into a heap.
Steck crumpled to the moraine, and it looked as though he'd be bludgeoned to death.
He returned to the vestibule with the strip folded and somewhat crumpled in his hand.The Joyous Adventures of Aristide Pujol|William J. Locke
The impact dragged down on the speed of the roadster so that the rear right fender was only crumpled by the brick work.
So saying, Mr. Mudge rose, drew from his pocket—his waistcoat pocket—a crumpled piece of paper, and handed it over.
Finally, Burkey crumpled against the wall, one eye closed, the other looking sleepy.
Bud read the letter, crumpled it in his fist, and threw it toward the little heating stove.Cabin Fever|B. M. Bower