crumple definition

  • verb-transitive:
    • To crush collectively or press into lines and wrinkles; rumple.
    • resulting in to collapse.
    • to attract or press into wrinkles or folds; to break collectively; to rumple.
  • verb-intransitive:
    • to be wrinkled.
    • To collapse: a regime that finally crumpled.
    • To contract irregularly; to show lines and wrinkles after becoming broken together.
  • noun:
    • An irregular fold, crease, or wrinkle.
    • A crease, wrinkle, or irregular fold.
    • That which is crumpled, shriveled, or pressed into wrinkles; an irregular fold or wrinkle.
  • verb:
    • To rumple; to press into wrinkles by crushing collectively.
    • resulting in to collapse.
    • In order to become wrinkled.
    • To collapse.
    • become wrinkled or crumpled or creased
    • fall apart
    • to gather one thing into small wrinkles or folds
    • fold or failure
  • others:
    • which will make crooked; deform; distort into curves.
    • to attract or push into irregular folds; rumple; wrinkle.
    • To contract into wrinkles; shrink; shrivel.

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