But people were shocked to see Rice actually throw the punch and to watch her crumple.
The crumple was not there, or at least only such crumple as she had naturally awaited.
And then he began to crush and crumple the paper, and to tear it into a thousand shreds.
The boy stared at the girl blankly for a moment, then seemed to crumple as if from a new blow.
He had the writing in his hand, and was about to crumple it, but I caught sight of it, and snatched it from him.
She smoothed it out, and the crumple transferred itself to her forehead.
He heard the crumple of paper as he counted out a number of bills.
crumple one in your hand, and you cringe at the harsh scratching noise it makes.
Half-after eleven, whispered Vavasour, seeming to crumple in the middle.
And it was folded so neatly also, and placed so smoothly, that there was not a crumple in the cambric.
c.1300, crumplen, frequentative of crumpen "to curl up" (from Old English crump "bent, crooked"). Related: Crumpled; crumpling.