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crinkle

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of crinkle

  1. a small fold in a soft and otherwise smooth surface <little crinkles at the corners of his mouth showed whenever he smiled> Synonyms crease, crimp, wrinkle, furrowRelated Words corrugation, layer, loop, plait, pleat, ply, pucker, seam, tuck; crow's-foot




crinkle

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of crinkle

  1. 1 to make small sounds usually by rubbing or moving <a paper seat cover that crinkles with every move> Synonyms rustle Related Words crackle, crepitate; creak, squeak; swoosh, whoosh; babble, gurgle, murmur, sigh, whisper

  2. 2 to create (as by crushing) an irregular mass of creases in <crinkled the candy wrapper up and threw it away> Synonyms crumple, rumple, scrunch, wrinkleRelated Words corrugate, crease, crimp, fold, pleat, pucker, ruck; crisp, ripple, ruffle; contract, furrow, knit; mess (up), muss (up)Near Antonyms even, iron, press, straighten; unfold; neaten, tidyAntonyms flatten, iron out, smooth, smoothen, uncrumple

  3. 3 to develop creases or folds <her forehead crinkled in consternation when her guests failed to arrive on time> Synonyms crease, wrinkle, furrow, rumpleRelated Words collapse, crumple, double, fold




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