Sunday, August 03, 2014
Citations for rimple
The evening was fine, and the air so still, that it scarcely waved the light leaves of the trees around, or rimpled the broad expanse of the waters below.
My father's face rimpled above his great waxed moustache, the elegant erect posture eroded.
Origin of rimple
late Middle English
Rimple comes from the Old English hrimpan, which can be compared to the Old High German rumpfusla meaning "wrinkle; fold." The verb sense entered English in the mid-1400s.