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crinkly

[kring-klee] /ˈkrɪŋ kli/
adjective, crinklier, crinkliest.
1.
having crinkles.
2.
making a rustling noise.
Origin
1820-1830
1820-30; crinkle + -y1
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  • The upper surface of its body has a papery, crinkly, flimsy appearance.
  • Small branches with crinkly leaves add to the natural feel of the original arrangement.
  • In the movie's high school scenes, she radiates her typical crinkly eyed charm as a gawky but spirited princess-in-waiting.
  • Green leaf lettuces bring the rich color and pleasing texture of their crinkly leaves to any garden salad.
  • There are numerous short crinkly golden hairs on the sides of the thorax.
  • These special crusts, which often appear crinkly and dark gray, serve important ecological functions in arid lands.
British Dictionary definitions for crinkly

crinkly

/ˈkrɪŋklɪ/
adjective
1.
wrinkled; crinkled
noun (pl) -lies
2.
(slang) an old person
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