Synonyms and Antonyms of crimp
a small fold in a soft and otherwise smooth surface
- A small crimp in the dollar bill prevented it from being accepted by the bill changer.
- He made a tiny little crimp in the corner of the Queen of Spades.
something that makes movement or progress difficult
- The strike could put a real crimp in the production schedule.
balk, bar, block, chain, clog, cramp, deterrent, drag, embarrassment, encumbrance, fetter, handicap, hindrance, holdback, hurdle, impediment, inhibition, interference, manacle, obstacle, obstruction, shackles, stop, stumbling block, trammel
catch, hitch, rub, snag
barrier, blockade, blockage, brick wall, stone wall
arrest, bit, brake, check, constraint, curb, hobble, rein, restraint
delay, holdup, stall
burden, cumber, load
danger, hazard, peril, reef
adversity, difficulty, disadvantage, drawback, hardship
catalyst, goad, impetus, incentive, spur, stimulant, stimulus
advantage, break, edge
aid, assistance, benefit, boost, handmaiden (also handmaid), help