Crinkle



[kring-kuh l] /ˈkrɪŋ kəl/

verb (used with or without object), crinkled, crinkling.
1.
to wrinkle; crimple; ripple.
2.
to make slight, sharp sounds; rustle.
3.
to turn or wind in many little bends and twists.
noun
4.
a wrinkle or ripple.
5.
a crinkling sound.
6.
a turn or twist.
/ˈkrɪŋkəl/
verb
1.
to form or cause to form wrinkles, twists, or folds
2.
to make or cause to make a rustling noise
noun
3.
a wrinkle, twist, or fold
4.
a rustling noise
v.

late 14c., from frequentative of Old English crincan, variant of cringan “to bend, yield” (see cringe). Related: Crinkled; crinkling. As a noun from 1590s.

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