Crumple Crum"ple (kr[u^]m"p'l), v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Crumpled} (-p'ld); p. pr. & vb. n. {Crumpling} (-pl[i^]ng).] [Dim. fr. crump, a.] To draw or press into wrinkles or folds; to crush together; to rumple; as, to crumple paper. [1913 Webster]

They crumpled it into all shapes, and diligently scanned every wrinkle that could be made. --Addison. [1913 Webster]

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