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v. crum·pled, crum·pling, crum·ples
1. To crush together or press into wrinkles; rumple.
2. To cause to collapse.
1. To become wrinkled.
2. To collapse: a regime that finally crumpled.
An irregular fold, crease, or wrinkle.
[Middle English crumplen, probably frequentative of crumpen, to curl up; see crumpet.]
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2. (Textiles) creased
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|Adj.||1.||crumpled - of metal e.g.; "bent nails"; "a car with a crumpled front end"; "dented fenders"|
damaged - harmed or injured or spoiled; "I won't buy damaged goods"; "the storm left a wake of badly damaged buildings"
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adjective crushed, wrinkled, creased, ruffled, rumpled, puckered He was wearing a donkey jacket and crumpled trousers.
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