• (verb-intransitive): To form wrinkles or ripples.
  • (verb-intransitive): To make a soft crackling sound; rustle.
  • (verb-transitive): To cause to crinkle.
  • (noun): A wrinkle, ripple, or fold.

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  • (noun): a slight depression or fold in the smoothness of a surface; "his face has many lines"; "ironing gets rid of most wrinkles"
  • (verb): become wrinkled or crumpled or creased; "This fabric won't wrinkle"
  • (verb): make wrinkles or creases on a smooth surface; make a pressed, folded or wrinkled line in; `crisp' is archaic; "The dress got wrinkled"; "crease the paper like this to make a crane"

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Crinkle may refer to:

Crinkle Crags, a fell in the English Lake District
Crinkle-cutting, a cutting technique in cooking
Chocolate crinkle, a kind of chocolate-flavored cookie covered in white powdered sugar.

Example Sentences

  • I can confirm the crinkle is deafening. dianesmith5 Says:

  • Final question, the -- because I have the same skepticism that what I would describe as the crinkle effect.

  • Fabrics that are textured like linen, wool, or even "crinkle" fabrics can distract the eye from bumps and bulges.

  • After lunch, just greasy things in crinkle bags, I climb behind him on the bike.

  • The crinkle of the paper as my father sat on the small examining table and the quiet creak of the door as the doctor walked in.

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