What does crumple mean?

Definitions for crumple
ˈkrʌm pəlcrum·ple

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word crumple.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. crumble, crumple, tumble, break down, collapse(verb)

    fall apart

    "the building crumbled after the explosion"; "Negotiations broke down"

  2. buckle, crumple(verb)

    fold or collapse

    "His knees buckled"

  3. pucker, rumple, cockle, crumple, knit(verb)

    to gather something into small wrinkles or folds

    "She puckered her lips"

  4. rumple, crumple, wrinkle, crease, crinkle(verb)

    become wrinkled or crumpled or creased

    "This fabric won't wrinkle"


  1. crumple(Noun)

    A crease, wrinkle, or irregular fold.

  2. crumple(Verb)

    To rumple; to press into wrinkles by crushing together.

  3. crumple(Verb)

    To cause to collapse.

  4. crumple(Verb)

    To become wrinkled.

  5. crumple(Verb)

    To collapse.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Crumple(verb)

    to draw or press into wrinkles or folds; to crush together; to rumple; as, to crumple paper

  2. Crumple(verb)

    to contract irregularly; to show wrinkles after being crushed together; as, leaves crumple

  3. Origin: [Dim. fr. crump, a.]

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Crumple

    krump′l, v.t. to contort: to mark with or draw into folds or wrinkles: to crease.—v.i. to become wrinkled: to contract or shrink.—adj. Crump′led.—n. Crump′ling. [Formed from Crump.]

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of crumple in Chaldean Numerology is: 4

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of crumple in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7

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  • раздробявам, мачкам се, набръчквам се, мачкам, набръчквамBulgarian
  • muchlat, hroutit, mačkat, krčitCzech
  • zerknittern, knüllenGerman
  • σωριάζω, καταρρέω, ζαρώνω, τσαλακώνω, σωριάζομαιGreek
  • rypistää, lyyhistyä, rutistaa, rypistyäFinnish
  • se froisser, froisser, chiffonner, s'effondrerFrench
  • しわくちゃJapanese
  • amassarPortuguese
  • cocoloșiRomanian
  • морщиться, мять, скомкать, смять, сминать, комкать, мятьсяRussian
  • zgužvatiSerbo-Croatian

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