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Definition 1: a slight depression or fold in the smoothness of a surface - [noun denoting shape]

Samples where crinkle or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • his face has many lines
  • ironing gets rid of most wrinkles

Synonyms for crinkle in the sense of this definition

(crinkle is a kind of ...) a concavity in a surface produced by pressing

"he left the impression of his fingers in the soft mud"

(... is a kind of crinkle ) a wrinkle in the skin at the outer corner of your eyes

(... is a kind of crinkle ) the lines that form patterns on the skin (especially on the fingertips and the palms of the hands and the soles of the feet)

(... is a kind of crinkle ) a facial wrinkle associated with frowning

(... is a kind of crinkle ) a crease on the palm; its length is said by palmists to indicate how long you will live

(... is a kind of crinkle ) a crease on the palm; palmists say it indicates your emotional nature

(... is a kind of crinkle ) a crease on the palm; palmists say it indicates how successful you will be

(... is part of crinkle) a natural protective body covering and site of the sense of touch

"your skin is the largest organ of your body"

Definition 2: become wrinkled or crumpled or creased - [verb of change]

Samples where crinkle or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • This fabric won't wrinkle

Synonyms for crinkle in the sense of this definition

(crinkle is a kind of ...) become folded or folded up

"The bed folds in a jiffy"

Definition 3: make wrinkles or creases on a smooth surface; make a pressed, folded or wrinkled line in; `crisp' is archaic - [verb of contact]

Samples where crinkle or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • The dress got wrinkled
  • crease the paper like this to make a crane

Synonyms for crinkle in the sense of this definition

(crinkle is a kind of ...) bend or lay so that one part covers the other

"fold up the newspaper" "turn up your collar"

(... is a kind of crinkle ) to gather something into small wrinkles or folds

"She puckered her lips"

(... is a kind of crinkle ) become wrinkled or drawn together

"her lips puckered"

(crinkle is used in the usage domain ...) the use of an archaic expression

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