AskDefine | Define crumpled

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crumpled adj
1 having wrinkles; "crumpled paper"; "her skirt had become creased"; "a rumpled gray suit" [syn: creased, rumpled]
2 of metal e.g.; "bent nails"; "a car with a crumpled front end"; "dented fenders" [syn: bent, dented]

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  1. Squeezed into a compact mass by irregular folds.
    The crumpled pieces of paper were used as packing because they took up much more space that way than when they were flat.


  1. past of crumple

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