crinkle

  • 1 Crinkle — may refer to: Crinkle Crags, a fell in the English Lake District Crinkle cutting, a cutting technique in cooking Chocolate crinkle, a kind of chocolate flavored cookie covered in white powdered sugar. See also Crinkill Crinkles …

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  • 2 crinkle — ● crinkle nom masculin (anglais crinkle, ondulation) Terme désignant certaines maladies à virus des plantes, caractérisées par un feuillage crispé, frisé …

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  • 3 crinkle up — variant UK US Main entry: crinkle …

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  • 4 Crinkle — Crin kle, n. A winding or turn; wrinkle; sinuosity. [1913 Webster] The crinkles in this glass, making objects appear double. A. Tucker. [1913 Webster] …

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  • 5 Crinkle — Crin kle (kr[i^][ng] k l), v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Crinkled} ( k ld); p. pr. & vb. n. {Crinkling} ( kl[i^]ng).] [A dim., fr. the root of cringe; akin to D. krinkelen to wind or twist. Cf. {Cringle}, {Cringe}.] To form with short turns, bends, or… …

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  • 6 Crinkle — Crin kle, v. i. To turn or wind; to run in and out in many short bends or turns; to curl; to run in waves; to wrinkle; also, to rustle, as stiff cloth when moved. [1913 Webster] The green wheat crinkles like a lake. L. T. Trowbridge. [1913… …

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  • 7 crinkle — late 14c., from frequentative of O.E. crincan, variant of cringan to bend, yield (see CRINGE (Cf. cringe)). Related: Crinkled; crinkling. As a noun from 1590s …

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  • 8 crinkle — [v] crumple, ruffle cockle, coil, crackle, crease, crimp, crimple, curl, fold, hiss, pucker, ruck, rumple, rustle, scallop, screw, scrunch, seam, swish, twist, whisper, wind, wreathe, wrinkle; concepts 65,137,213,250 Ant. straighten …

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  • 9 crinkle — ► VERB ▪ form small creases or wrinkles. ► NOUN ▪ a small crease or wrinkle. DERIVATIVES crinkly adjective. ORIGIN related to CRINGE(Cf. ↑cringe) …

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  • 10 crinkle — [kriŋ′kəl] vi., vt. crinkled, crinkling [ME crenklen, freq. < OE crincan, var. of cringan: see CRINGE] 1. to be or cause to be full of wrinkles, twists, or ripples 2. to rustle or crackle, as paper when crushed n. 1. a wrinkle, twist, or… …

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  • 11 crinkle — I = crinkle up crinkle UK [ˈkrɪŋk(ə)l] / US or crinkle up UK / US verb [intransitive/transitive] Word forms crinkle : present tense I/you/we/they crinkle he/she/it crinkles present participle crinkling past tense crinkled past participle crinkled …

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  • 12 crinkle — crin|kle1 [ˈkrıŋkəl] v also crinkle up [I and T] [Date: 1300 1400; Origin: Perhaps from Old English cringan; CRINGE] 1.) if you crinkle part of your face, or if it crinkles, you move it so that small lines appear on it ▪ His mouth crinkled into a …

    Dictionary of contemporary English

  • 13 crinkle — crin|kle1 [ krıŋkl ] or ,crinkle up verb intransitive or transitive if you crinkle something such as paper or cloth, or it crinkles, you make a lot of small messy folds in it crinkle crin|kle 2 [ krıŋkl ] noun count a small messy fold in… …

    Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • 14 crinkle — verb Crinkle is used with these nouns as the subject: ↑eye Crinkle is used with these nouns as the object: ↑nose …

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  • 15 crinkle — 1 verb (I, T) also crinkle up to become covered with small folds, or make something do this: The heat was beginning to make the cellophane crinkle. compare wrinkle 2 crinkled adjective 2 noun (countable usually singular) a thin fold, especially… …

    Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • 16 crinkle — I. verb (crinkled; crinkling) Etymology: Middle English crynkelen; akin to Old English cringan to yield Date: 14th century intransitive verb 1. a. to form many short bends or ripples b. wrinkle 2. to give forth a thin crackling …

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  • 17 crinkle — /kring keuhl/, v., crinkled, crinkling, n. v.t., v.i. 1. to wrinkle; crimple; ripple. 2. to make slight, sharp sounds; rustle. 3. to turn or wind in many little bends and twists. n. 4. a wrinkle or ripple. 5. a crinkling sound. 6. a turn or twist …

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  • 18 Crinkle — Crin|kle auch: Crink|le 〈[krı̣ŋkl] m. 6; Textilw.〉 Stoff aus Seide, Baumwolle od. Kunstfasern mit charakteristischem, knittrigem Erscheinungsbild, das durch eine Wärmebehandlung hervorgerufen wird [<engl. crinkle „(Knitter)falte“] …

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  • 19 crinkle up — phr verb Crinkle up is used with these nouns as the subject: ↑eye …

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  • 20 Crinkle — Crin|kle auch: Crink|le 〈[krı̣ŋkl] m.; Gen.: s, Pl.: s〉 Stoff aus Seide, Baumwolle od. Kunstfasern mit charakteristischem, knittrigem Erscheinungsbild, das durch eine Wärmebehandlung hervorgerufen wird [Etym.: <engl. crinkle »(Knitter )Falte«] …

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