rumple

[ruhm-puhl]
verb (used with object), rumpled, rumpling.
1.
to crumple or crush into wrinkles: to rumple a sheet of paper.
2.
to ruffle; tousle (sometimes followed by up ): The wind rumpled her hair.
verb (used without object), rumpled, rumpling.
3.
to become wrinkled or crumpled: Tissue rumples easily.
noun
4.
a wrinkle or irregular fold; crease.

Origin:
1595–1605; < Dutch rompelen (v.), rompel (noun)

unrumpled, adjective


1. wrinkle, crease, muss.
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rumple (ˈrʌmpəl)
 
vb
1.  to make or become wrinkled, crumpled, ruffled, or dishevelled
 
n
2.  a wrinkle, fold, or crease
 
[C17: from Middle Dutch rompelen; related to Old English gerumpen creased, wrinkled]
 
'rumply
 
adj

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rumple
c.1600, possibly a variant of rimple "to wrinkle" (14c.), from O.E. hrympel; possibly influenced by M.Du. rumpelen.
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Rumple stated that he has completed all of the required treatment.
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