I was standing in front of it and its face was all crumpled up.
Steck crumpled to the moraine, and it looked as though he'd be bludgeoned to death.
Visiting him in his room at the raffish Chelsea Hotel, I noticed that there was a crumpled cigarette package under the bed.
c.1300, crumplen, frequentative of crumpen "to curl up" (from Old English crump "bent, crooked"). Related: Crumpled; crumpling.