crinkle


crinkle
crinkle [v] crumple, ruffle cockle, coil, crackle, crease, crimp, crimple, curl, fold, hiss, pucker, ruck, rumple, rustle, scallop, screw, scrunch, seam, swish, twist, whisper, wind, wreathe, wrinkle; concepts 65,137,213,250 —Ant. straighten

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  • Crinkle — may refer to: Crinkle Crags, a fell in the English Lake District Crinkle cutting, a cutting technique in cooking Chocolate crinkle, a kind of chocolate flavored cookie covered in white powdered sugar. See also Crinkill Crinkles …   Wikipedia

  • Crinkle — CRINKLE, or SEERSUCKER Originally a silk fabric with flat and puckered stripes alternating across the fabric. Now applied to cotton dress fabrics of the better quality crimp styles, woven 32 in. wide in many weights. Two beams are required, one… …   Dictionary of the English textile terms

  • crinkle — ● crinkle nom masculin (anglais crinkle, ondulation) Terme désignant certaines maladies à virus des plantes, caractérisées par un feuillage crispé, frisé …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • crinkle up — variant UK US Main entry: crinkle …   Useful english dictionary

  • Crinkle — Crin kle, n. A winding or turn; wrinkle; sinuosity. [1913 Webster] The crinkles in this glass, making objects appear double. A. Tucker. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Crinkle — Crin kle (kr[i^][ng] k l), v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Crinkled} ( k ld); p. pr. & vb. n. {Crinkling} ( kl[i^]ng).] [A dim., fr. the root of cringe; akin to D. krinkelen to wind or twist. Cf. {Cringle}, {Cringe}.] To form with short turns, bends, or… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Crinkle — Crin kle, v. i. To turn or wind; to run in and out in many short bends or turns; to curl; to run in waves; to wrinkle; also, to rustle, as stiff cloth when moved. [1913 Webster] The green wheat crinkles like a lake. L. T. Trowbridge. [1913… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • crinkle — late 14c., from frequentative of O.E. crincan, variant of cringan to bend, yield (see CRINGE (Cf. cringe)). Related: Crinkled; crinkling. As a noun from 1590s …   Etymology dictionary

  • crinkle — ► VERB ▪ form small creases or wrinkles. ► NOUN ▪ a small crease or wrinkle. DERIVATIVES crinkly adjective. ORIGIN related to CRINGE(Cf. ↑cringe) …   English terms dictionary

  • crinkle — [kriŋ′kəl] vi., vt. crinkled, crinkling [ME crenklen, freq. < OE crincan, var. of cringan: see CRINGE] 1. to be or cause to be full of wrinkles, twists, or ripples 2. to rustle or crackle, as paper when crushed n. 1. a wrinkle, twist, or… …   English World dictionary


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