Definition of 'crumple'
Example sentences containing 'crumple'
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Her hand flew to her forehead and her face crumpled. Times, Sunday Times (2009)But yesterday her face crumpled in tears as she said goodbye to her beloved dad. The Sun (2009)Her body crumpled under the support of his arm. Times, Sunday Times (2015)The front end was crumpled in and the whole left side needs mending. The Sun (2016)She simply crumpled in front of me. Times, Sunday Times (2009)His body was crumpled, his voice soft. Times, Sunday Times (2011)My father was a good man, but crumpled under the pressure of fatherhood and responsibility. Times, Sunday Times (2008)The ambulance that followed was wrecked, panels ripped off and the front crumpled by the crowds. Times, Sunday Times (2007)He crumpled to the floor, still conscious. Times, Sunday Times (2011)His face crumpled in disgust, and he made a low growling noise in the back of his throat. Times, Sunday Times (2007)The car crumpled at both ends until it looked like a squashed cartoon car - a crushed tin can. Times, Sunday Times (2006)Civil defence, police and the military worked throughout the morning to search for survivors and recover bodies amid the crumpled and charred cars. Times, Sunday Times (2006)As her face aged and crumpled, it grew more interesting - but hers was not a beauty made to last. Times, Sunday Times (2011)But this particular morning, my tears were salted with frustration and exhaustion as my body and soul crumpled, overwhelmed by the weight of empathy. Christianity Today (2000)I thought as I crumpled to the floor holding the left side of my face. Times, Sunday Times (2012)
Trends of 'crumple'
Used Rarely. crumple is in the lower 50% of commonly used words in the Collins dictionary
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Translations for 'crumple'
British English: crumple VERB
If you crumple something such as paper or cloth, or if it crumples, it is squashed and becomes full of untidy creases and folds.
She crumpled the paper in her hand.
Definition of crumple from the Collins English Dictionary
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