Crum"ple (kr?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.

 

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Crum"ple, v. i.

To contract irregularly; to show wrinkless after being crushed together; as, leaves crumple.

 

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