crumpled crumpled  /ˈkrəm pəld/


  • (adj) of metal e.g.



  1. But a fusillade of machine-gun fire stopped him on the grating; hit by seven bullets in the head and neck, he crumpled to the ground.
  2. Despite their crumpled shirts and five o'clock shadows, they are having a blast.
  3. Later they were found only yards from their crumpled clothes, overcome by asphyxiation.


  1. Runners rally for woman seriously injured in hit-and-run

    Julie Ambrose can't shake the image of a crumpled and broken woman, left for dead on the side of Fairmount Avenue Southwest. So on Saturday, she will retrace the woman’s steps, with her shoes laced, her stride quickened and her fellow runners in tow.  Ambrose is organizing a Run to Reflect 5K to show support for the 54-year-old woman who was jogging and was hit by a car last Saturday.  According ...
    on June 11, 2013     Source: KIRO 7 Seattle-Tacoma

  2. Brian Thompson: School's out --- no more packing lunches

    If you're like me, you're wondering what to do with this gift. It's like coming across a crumpled $20 bill on the sidewalk. Think of the possibilities! I'm rich! I can go buy some gold!
    on June 11, 2013     Source: The St. Augustine Record

  3. Tornado-hit gym in Illinois has storied history

    GILLESPIE, Ill. (AP) -- A high school in southwestern Illinois is planning to rebuild its tornado-damaged gymnasium, a beloved community gathering place with a storied history dating back to the 1920s. The Gillespie High gymnasium was hit May 31 by an EF2 tornado with winds of up to 115 mph. Part of the roof blew off, walls crumpled and a weight room was destroyed. No one was seriously injured ...
    on June 9, 2013     Source: KMOV St. Louis


  1. "They're telling me four to six weeks," said Clemons, who sprained his right knee late last season and missed the playoffs. "I was getting double-teamed. I got hit from the side and my leg crumpled. I heard a pop."
    on Aug 14, 2006 By: Chris Clemons Source: San Francisco Chronicle

  2. "Mr. Silver gives the performance of his career," wrote Frank Rich in the New York Times. "While one expects this actor to capture Charlie's cigar-chomping vulgarity, Mr. Silver's frightening eruptions of snarling anger and crumpled demeanor...
    on Mar 16, 2009 By: Frank Rich Source: Los Angeles Times

  3. "The things that were going through my head was that my dad (Bob) has already had a triple heart bypass so I was hoping my heart was right. But I was just about crumpled up on the floor, I was in really bad pain. I was also thinking about my mate,...
    on Oct 26, 2006 By: Shane Watson Source: Sydney Morning Herald

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