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Verb
Present participle for to form into small surface creases or wrinkles
“Mandy settled back down on the bed, again trying not to crinkle the sheets.”
Verb
Present participle for to make a soft, muffled crackling sound
“I hadn't thought of the receipt again until I sat down and heard it crinkle in the pouch of my sweater.”
Verb
Present participle for to become, or form into, a mass of tight curls, especially of hair
Verb
Present participle for to make a fizzing, popping sound
Verb
Present participle for to cause (something) to change its shape into a curve
Noun
A soft, muffled crackling sound
“He's gently crinkling a beer can in his hand and I wouldn't say his eyes are dancing but he definitely looks keyed up about something.”
Adjective
Made, growing, or arranged in curls or curves
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