Crumple ( verb , noun )

(As a verb)

Crumple ( verb )

  1. To bend or collapse suddenly and completely, typically as a result of a blow or pressure.
  2. To become creased, wrinkled, or collapsed.

Origin:

Mid 17th century: frequentative of obsolete crump "to bend or break suddenly", of unknown origin.

Examples:

  1. The paper crumpled in his hand.
  2. She crumpled the shirt and tossed it into the laundry basket.
  3. The car crumpled in the accident.
  4. The leaves crumpled underfoot as we walked.
  5. He crumpled the napkin and tossed it onto the plate.

(As a noun)

Crumple ( noun )

  1. To bend or collapse suddenly and completely, typically as a result of a blow or pressure.
  2. To become creased, wrinkled, or collapsed.

Origin:

Mid 17th century: frequentative of obsolete crump "to bend or break suddenly", of unknown origin.

Examples:

  1. The paper crumpled in his hand.
  2. She crumpled the shirt and tossed it into the laundry basket.
  3. The car crumpled in the accident.
  4. The leaves crumpled underfoot as we walked.
  5. He crumpled the napkin and tossed it onto the plate.
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