Rumply Rum"ply, a. Rumpled. --Carlyle. [1913 Webster]

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  • rumply — /rum plee/, adj., rumplier, rumpliest. rumpled or tending to rumple: This suit always looks rumply. [1825 35; RUMPLE + Y1] * * * …   Universalium

  • rumply — adjective (rumplier; est) Date: 1833 having rumples …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • rumply — rÊŒmplɪ adj. wrinkled, folded, creased; disheveled, mussed …   English contemporary dictionary

  • rumply — rum·ply …   English syllables

  • rumply — ˈrəmp(ə)lē adjective ( er/ est) Etymology: rumple (II) + y : rumpled …   Useful english dictionary

  • rum|ply — «RUHM plee», adjective, pli|er, pli|est. rumpled; disorderly; wrinkled: »rumply clothes, rumply hair …   Useful english dictionary

  • George Hammell Cook — (January 5, 1818 ndash; September 22, 1889), was the State Geologist of New Jersey and Vice President of Rutgers College. [cite news |url= |title=George Hammell Cook |accessdate=2008 07 03 |quote=Cook, George Hammell, geologist, born in Hanover,… …   Wikipedia

  • rumple — verb [usu. as adjective rumpled] give a ruffled or dishevelled appearance to. noun an untidy state. Derivatives rumply adjective Origin C16 (in the sense wrinkle ): from MDu. rompel …   English new terms dictionary

  • rumple — [rum′pəl] n. [MDu rompel < rompe, a wrinkle, akin to OE hrympel, a wrinkle < IE * (s)kremb , to twist: see SHRIMP] an uneven fold or crease vt., vi. rumpled, rumpling 1. to make rumples (in) 2. to make or become disheveled or tousled rumply …   English World dictionary

  • rumple — & intr. make or become creased or ruffled. Derivatives: rumply adj. Etymology: obs. rumple (n.) f. MDu. rompel f. rompe wrinkle …   Useful english dictionary

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