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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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