Crumple meaning

krŭm'pəl
To crush together or press into wrinkles; rumple.
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To become wrinkled.
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To cause to collapse.
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To collapse.

A regime that finally crumpled.

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An irregular fold, crease, or wrinkle.
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To crush together into creases or wrinkles.
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To cause to collapse.
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To become crumpled.
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To fall or break down; collapse.
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A crease or wrinkle.
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A crease, wrinkle, or irregular fold.
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To rumple; to press into wrinkles by crushing together.
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To cause to collapse.
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(intransitive) To become wrinkled.
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(intransitive) To collapse.
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Origin of crumple

  • Middle English crumplen probably frequentative of crumpen to curl up crumpet
    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition
  • From Middle English crumpen (“to curl up, crump”),from Old English crump (“crooked”).
    From Wiktionary