adjective see crumple II

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  • crumply — [krum′plē] adj. crumplier, crumpliest easily crumpled * * * See crumple. * * * …   Universalium

  • crumply — [krum′plē] adj. crumplier, crumpliest easily crumpled …   English World dictionary

  • crumply — crum·ply …   English syllables

  • crumply — ˈkrəmp(ə)lē, li adjective : full of crumples : having a tendency to crumple …   Useful english dictionary

  • crumple — crumply, adj. /krum peuhl/, v., crumpled, crumpling, n. v.t. 1. to press or crush into irregular folds or into a compact mass; bend out of shape; rumple; wrinkle. 2. to cause to collapse or give way suddenly: That right hook to the midsection… …   Universalium

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  • crumple — I. verb (crumpled; crumpling) Etymology: Middle English crumplen, frequentative of Middle English crumpen Date: 14th century transitive verb 1. to press, bend, or crush out of shape ; rumple 2. to cause to collapse intransitive …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • crumple — verb 1》 crush or become crushed so as to become creased and wrinkled. 2》 suddenly lose force, effectiveness, or composure. noun a crushed fold, crease, or wrinkle. Derivatives crumply adjective Origin ME: from obs. crump make or become curved ,… …   English new terms dictionary

  • crumple — v. & n. v. 1 tr. & intr. (often foll. by up) a crush or become crushed into creases. b ruffle, wrinkle. 2 intr. (often foll. by up) collapse, give way. n. a crease or wrinkle. Phrases and idioms: crumple zone a part of a motor vehicle, esp. the… …   Useful english dictionary

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