transitive verb frum·ple \ˈfru̇mpəl, ˈfrəm-\

Definition of frumple


dialectal, British

  1. :  wrinkle, crumple

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Origin and Etymology of frumple

Middle English fromplen, from Middle Dutch verrompelen, from ver- for- (akin to Old High German fir-) + rompelen to wrinkle — more at rumple

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a brief usually trivial fact

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