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crinkles

noun
plural of crinkle

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(Entry 1 of 2)

a small fold in a soft and otherwise smooth surface
  • little crinkles at the corners of his mouth showed whenever he smiled

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crinkles

verb
present tense third-person singular of crinkle

Synonyms & Antonyms of crinkles (Entry 2 of 2)

1 to make small sounds usually by rubbing or moving
  • a paper seat cover that crinkles with every move

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2 to create (as by crushing) an irregular mass of creases in
  • crinkled the candy wrapper up and threw it away

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3 to develop creases or folds
  • her forehead crinkled in consternation when her guests failed to arrive on time

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“Crinkles.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/crinkles. Accessed 14 Aug. 2020.

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