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crin·kle

 (krĭng′kəl)
v. crin·kled, crin·kling, crin·kles
v.intr.
1. To form wrinkles or ripples.
2. To make a soft crackling sound; rustle.
v.tr.
To cause to crinkle.
n.
A wrinkle, ripple, or fold.

[From Middle English crinkled, full of turnings; akin to cringe.]

crin′kly adj.

crinkle

(ˈkrɪŋkəl)
vb
1. to form or cause to form wrinkles, twists, or folds
2. to make or cause to make a rustling noise
n
3. a wrinkle, twist, or fold
4. a rustling noise
[Old English crincan to bend, give way; related to Middle Dutch krinkelen to crinkle, Middle High German krank weak, ill, krenken to weaken]

crin•kle

(ˈkrɪŋ kəl)

v. -kled, -kling,
n. v.t., v.i.
1. to wrinkle; ripple.
2. to make or cause to make slight, sharp sounds; rustle.
3. to bend or twist.
n.
4. a wrinkle or ripple.
5. a crinkling sound.
6. a turn or twist.
[1350–1400; Middle English; akin to Old English crincan to bend, yield, Dutch krinkelen to crinkle; see cringe, -le]
crin′kly, adj. -kli•er, -kli•est.

crinkle


Past participle: crinkled
Gerund: crinkling

Imperative
crinkle
crinkle
Present
I crinkle
you crinkle
he/she/it crinkles
we crinkle
you crinkle
they crinkle
Preterite
I crinkled
you crinkled
he/she/it crinkled
we crinkled
you crinkled
they crinkled
Present Continuous
I am crinkling
you are crinkling
he/she/it is crinkling
we are crinkling
you are crinkling
they are crinkling
Present Perfect
I have crinkled
you have crinkled
he/she/it has crinkled
we have crinkled
you have crinkled
they have crinkled
Past Continuous
I was crinkling
you were crinkling
he/she/it was crinkling
we were crinkling
you were crinkling
they were crinkling
Past Perfect
I had crinkled
you had crinkled
he/she/it had crinkled
we had crinkled
you had crinkled
they had crinkled
Future
I will crinkle
you will crinkle
he/she/it will crinkle
we will crinkle
you will crinkle
they will crinkle
Future Perfect
I will have crinkled
you will have crinkled
he/she/it will have crinkled
we will have crinkled
you will have crinkled
they will have crinkled
Future Continuous
I will be crinkling
you will be crinkling
he/she/it will be crinkling
we will be crinkling
you will be crinkling
they will be crinkling
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been crinkling
you have been crinkling
he/she/it has been crinkling
we have been crinkling
you have been crinkling
they have been crinkling
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been crinkling
you will have been crinkling
he/she/it will have been crinkling
we will have been crinkling
you will have been crinkling
they will have been crinkling
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been crinkling
you had been crinkling
he/she/it had been crinkling
we had been crinkling
you had been crinkling
they had been crinkling
Conditional
I would crinkle
you would crinkle
he/she/it would crinkle
we would crinkle
you would crinkle
they would crinkle
Past Conditional
I would have crinkled
you would have crinkled
he/she/it would have crinkled
we would have crinkled
you would have crinkled
they would have crinkled
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.crinkle - a slight depression in the smoothness of a surface; "his face has many lines"; "ironing gets rid of most wrinkles"
cutis, skin, tegument - a natural protective body covering and site of the sense of touch; "your skin is the largest organ of your body"
imprint, impression, depression - a concavity in a surface produced by pressing; "he left the impression of his fingers in the soft mud"
crow's feet, crow's foot, laugh line - a wrinkle in the skin at the outer corner of your eyes
dermatoglyphic - the lines that form patterns on the skin (especially on the fingertips and the palms of the hands and the soles of the feet)
frown line - a facial wrinkle associated with frowning
life line, lifeline, line of life - a crease on the palm; its length is said by palmists to indicate how long you will live
heart line, line of heart, love line, mensal line - a crease on the palm; palmists say it indicates your emotional nature
line of destiny, line of fate, line of Saturn - a crease on the palm; palmists say it indicates how successful you will be
Verb1.crinkle - make wrinkles or creases on a smooth surface; make a pressed, folded or wrinkled line in; "The dress got wrinkled"; "crease the paper like this to make a crane"
fold, fold up, turn up - bend or lay so that one part covers the other; "fold up the newspaper"; "turn up your collar"
pucker, rumple, cockle, crumple, knit - to gather something into small wrinkles or folds; "She puckered her lips"
ruck, ruck up, pucker - become wrinkled or drawn together; "her lips puckered"
2.crinkle - become wrinkled or crumpled or creased; "This fabric won't wrinkle"
fold up, fold - become folded or folded up; "The bed folds in a jiffy"

crinkle

verb
1. crease, wrinkle, crumple, pucker, fold, curl, crimp When she laughs, her eyes crinkle.
noun
1. crease, wrinkle, crumple, ruffle, twist, fold, curl, rumple, pucker, crimp The fabric was smooth, without a crinkle.

crinkle

verb
To make irregular folds in, especially by pressing or twisting:
noun
1. An indentation or seam on the skin, especially on the face:
2. A line or an arrangement made by the doubling of one part over another:
Translations
يُجَعَّد، يَتَجَعَّـد
zkroutit se
krølle
krumpa
garbanotasgarbanotigarbanotisraukšlėtasrauktas
izliektieskrokoties
skrútiť sa
kırışmak

crinkle

[ˈkrɪŋkl]
A. Narruga f
B. VTarrugar
C. VIarrugarse

crinkle

[ˈkrɪŋkəl]
vt [+ paper] → froisser, chiffonner; [+ nose] → froncer
vi [eyes, face, brow] → se plisser
His eyes crinkled in a smile → Ses yeux se sont plissés de rire.

crinkle

n(Knitter)falte f; (in skin) → Fältchen nt
vt paper, foil, dress etc(zer)knittern; cardboard, plastic etcknicken; edge of paperwellen
vi (= wrinkle, paper, foil, dress etc) → knittern; (face, skin)(Lach)fältchen bekommen; (edges of paper)sich wellen, wellig werden; (= curl: hair) → sich krausen; his eyes crinkled when he smileder bekam tausend Fältchen um die Augen, wenn er lächelte

crinkle

[ˈkrɪŋkl] vtspiegazzare, sgualcire

crinkle

(ˈkriŋkl) verb
to (cause to) wrinkle or curl. The paper is too crinkled for use in my computer's printer.
ˈcrinkly adjective
grey crinkly hair.
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