crumple crumple  /ˈkrəm pəl/


  1. (v) fall apart
  2. (v) fold or collapse
  3. (v) to gather something into small wrinkles or folds
  4. (v) become wrinkled or crumpled or creased


  1. They are symbols of its faith, and when they crumple and burn, it tells us we are not so powerful and we can't be safe.
  2. Liu took a few brave steps, but his leg seemed to crumple.
  3. The smooth surface of his watercolors began to crumple into fragments, as if each scene he painted had jumped inside a prism.


  • Columbus Crew forced to chop and change once more with Glauber out for the season

    COLUMBUS, Ohio — When Columbus Crew coach Robert Warzycha saw center back Gláuber collide with Chicago forward Chris Rolfe, land awkwardly and crumple to the Toyota Park turf in Thursday afternoon's Lamar Hunt US Open Cup clash, he tried to put his worst fears aside.
    on June 15, 2013     Source: MLS via Yahoo! Sports

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