Definitions for: Crumple

[v] become wrinkled or crumpled or creased; "This fabric won't wrinkle"
[v] to gather something into small wrinkles or folds; "She puckered her lips"
[v] fold or collapse; "His knees buckled"
[v] fall apart; also used metaphorically; "Negociations broke down"

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

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

Crum"ple, v. i.
To contract irregularly; to show wrinkles after being crushed
together; as, leaves crumple.

Synonyms: break down, buckle, cockle, collapse, crease, crinkle, crumble, knit, pucker, rumple, rumple, tumble, wrinkle

See Also: break, cave in, change integrity, collapse, crease, crinkle, crisp, fall in, fold, fold up, founder, give, give way, ruckle, scrunch, scrunch up, wrinkle

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