Associations to the word «Crumple»


CRUMPLE, noun. A crease, wrinkle, or irregular fold.
CRUMPLE, verb. (transitive) To rumple; to press into wrinkles by crushing together.
CRUMPLE, verb. (transitive) To cause to collapse.
CRUMPLE, verb. (intransitive) To become wrinkled.
CRUMPLE, verb. (intransitive) To collapse.
CRUMPLE ZONE, noun. A structural feature of an automobile / motor car designed to compress during an accident and absorb impact energy.

Dictionary definition

CRUMPLE, verb. Fall apart; "the building crumbled after the explosion"; "Negotiations broke down".
CRUMPLE, verb. Fold or collapse; "His knees buckled".
CRUMPLE, verb. To gather something into small wrinkles or folds; "She puckered her lips".
CRUMPLE, verb. Become wrinkled or crumpled or creased; "This fabric won't wrinkle".

Wise words

A wise man hears one word and understands two.
Yiddish Proverb