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If you take your thumb and your index finger and look right where they meet - go ahead and do that now - and relax your hand, you'll see a crinkle, and then a wrinkle within the crinkle, and a crinkle within the wrinkle. Right? Your body is covered with fractals.
Ron Eglash

Meaning of "crinkle" in the English dictionary

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ETYMOLOGY OF THE WORD CRINKLE

Old English crincan to bend, give way; related to Middle Dutch krinkelen to crinkle, Middle High German krank weak, ill, krenken to weaken.
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PRONUNCIATION OF CRINKLE

crinkle  [ˈkrɪŋkəl] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF CRINKLE

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Crinkle is a verb and can also act as a noun.
A noun is a type of word the meaning of which determines reality. Nouns provide the names for all things: people, objects, sensations, feelings, etc.

The verb is the part of the sentence that is conjugated and expresses action and state of being.

See the conjugation of the verb crinkle in English.

WHAT DOES CRINKLE MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Crinkle

Crinkle may refer to: ▪ Crinkle Crags, a fell in the English Lake District ▪ Crinkle-cutting, a cutting technique in cooking ▪ Chocolate crinkle, a kind of chocolate-flavored cookie covered in white powdered sugar.

Definition of crinkle in the English dictionary

The first definition of crinkle in the dictionary is to form or cause to form wrinkles, twists, or folds. Other definition of crinkle is to make or cause to make a rustling noise. Crinkle is also a wrinkle, twist, or fold.

CONJUGATION OF THE VERB TO CRINKLE

PRESENT

Present
I crinkle
you crinkle
he/she/it crinkles
we crinkle
you crinkle
they crinkle
Present continuous
I am crinkling
you are crinkling
he/she/it is crinkling
we are crinkling
you are crinkling
they are crinkling
Present perfect
I have crinkled
you have crinkled
he/she/it has crinkled
we have crinkled
you have crinkled
they have crinkled
Present perfect continuous
I have been crinkling
you have been crinkling
he/she/it has been crinkling
we have been crinkling
you have been crinkling
they have been crinkling
Present tense is used to refer to circumstances that exist at the present time or over a period that includes the present time. The present perfect refers to past events, although it can be considered to denote primarily the resulting present situation rather than the events themselves.

PAST

Past
I crinkled
you crinkled
he/she/it crinkled
we crinkled
you crinkled
they crinkled
Past continuous
I was crinkling
you were crinkling
he/she/it was crinkling
we were crinkling
you were crinkling
they were crinkling
Past perfect
I had crinkled
you had crinkled
he/she/it had crinkled
we had crinkled
you had crinkled
they had crinkled
Past perfect continuous
I had been crinkling
you had been crinkling
he/she/it had been crinkling
we had been crinkling
you had been crinkling
they had been crinkling
Past tense forms express circumstances existing at some time in the past,

FUTURE

Future
I will crinkle
you will crinkle
he/she/it will crinkle
we will crinkle
you will crinkle
they will crinkle
Future continuous
I will be crinkling
you will be crinkling
he/she/it will be crinkling
we will be crinkling
you will be crinkling
they will be crinkling
Future perfect
I will have crinkled
you will have crinkled
he/she/it will have crinkled
we will have crinkled
you will have crinkled
they will have crinkled
Future perfect continuous
I will have been crinkling
you will have been crinkling
he/she/it will have been crinkling
we will have been crinkling
you will have been crinkling
they will have been crinkling
The future is used to express circumstances that will occur at a later time.

CONDITIONAL

Conditional
I would crinkle
you would crinkle
he/she/it would crinkle
we would crinkle
you would crinkle
they would crinkle
Conditional continuous
I would be crinkling
you would be crinkling
he/she/it would be crinkling
we would be crinkling
you would be crinkling
they would be crinkling
Conditional perfect
I would have crinkle
you would have crinkle
he/she/it would have crinkle
we would have crinkle
you would have crinkle
they would have crinkle
Conditional perfect continuous
I would have been crinkling
you would have been crinkling
he/she/it would have been crinkling
we would have been crinkling
you would have been crinkling
they would have been crinkling
Conditional or "future-in-the-past" tense refers to hypothetical or possible actions.

IMPERATIVE

Imperative
you crinkle
we let´s crinkle
you crinkle
The imperative is used to form commands or requests.
NONFINITE VERB FORMS
Infinitive
to crinkle
Past participle
crinkled
Present Participle
crinkling
Infinitive shows the action beyond temporal perspective. The present participle or gerund shows the action during the session. The past participle shows the action after completion.

WORDS THAT RHYME WITH CRINKLE


ankle
ˈæŋkəl
antiwrinkle
ˈæntɪˈrɪŋkəl
besprinkle
bɪˈsprɪŋkəl
carbuncle
ˈkɑːˌbʌŋkəl
conchal
ˈkɒŋkəl
inkle
ˈɪŋkəl
kinkle
ˈkɪŋkəl
pennywinkle
ˈpɛnɪˌwɪŋkəl
periwinkle
ˈpɛrɪˌwɪŋkəl
rankle
ˈræŋkəl
sprinkle
ˈsprɪŋkəl
tiggywinkle
ˈtɪɡɪˌwɪŋkəl
tincal
ˈtɪŋkəl
tinchel
ˈtɪŋkəl
tinkle
ˈtɪŋkəl
twinkle
ˈtwɪŋkəl
uncle
ˈʌŋkəl
unwrinkle
ʌnˈrɪŋkəl
winkle
ˈwɪŋkəl
wrinkle
ˈrɪŋkəl

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE CRINKLE

cringe-making
cringeling
cringer
cringeworthy
cringing
cringingly
cringle
crinicultural
crinigerous
crinite
crinkle-cut
crinkled
crinkleroot
crinklies
crinkly
crinkum-crankum
crinoid
crinoidal
crinoidean
crinolette

WORDS THAT END LIKE CRINKLE

buckle
cankle
chuckle
crackle
crankle
dill pickle
fankle
greater periwinkle
honeysuckle
knuckle
lesser periwinkle
mankle
pickle
Rip Van Winkle
runkle
sparkle
tackle
tickle
trickle
wankle

Synonyms and antonyms of crinkle in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

SYNONYMS OF «CRINKLE»

The following words have a similar or identical meaning as «crinkle» and belong to the same grammatical category.
synonyms of crinkle
cockle · crackle · crease · crimp · crimple · crumple · curl · fold · hiss · pucker · ruffle · rumple · rustle · scallop · swish · twist · whisper · wrinkle

Translation of «crinkle» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF CRINKLE

Find out the translation of crinkle to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of crinkle from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «crinkle» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

起皱
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

arrugarse
570 millions of speakers

English

crinkle
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

crinkle
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

تغضن
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

морщинка
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

dobra
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

সামান্য ভাঁজ
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

gondoler
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Keriting
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

knittern
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

しわ
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

구겨
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Crinkle
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

nhăn
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

சிறிய சுருக்கம்
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

झुरझडणे
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

kırışık
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

piega
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

marszczą
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

зморшка
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

mototoli
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

τσαλακώνουν
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

krenkel
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

skrynkla
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

crinkle
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of crinkle

TRENDS

TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «CRINKLE»

The term «crinkle» is quite widely used and occupies the 46.771 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «CRINKLE» OVER TIME

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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about crinkle

EXAMPLES

QUOTES WITH «CRINKLE»

Famous quotes and sentences with the word crinkle.
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Ron Eglash
If you take your thumb and your index finger and look right where they meet - go ahead and do that now - and relax your hand, you'll see a crinkle, and then a wrinkle within the crinkle, and a crinkle within the wrinkle. Right? Your body is covered with fractals.

10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «CRINKLE»

Discover the use of crinkle in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to crinkle and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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Crinkle Animals Farm
Fun, crinkly, wordless pages featuring soft, pastel illustrations engage toddlers in these portable cloth books. Animals from the farm, including rabbits and billygoats, are presented in this book for the very young.
‎2011
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Mustang 1964 1/2-1973 Restoration Guide
Trim Scheme Light blue crinkle vinyl and medium blue rosette pattern vinyl Light blue crinkle vinyl and medium blue crinkle vinyl Red crinkle vinyl and red rosette pattern vinyl Red crinkle all vinyl Black crinkle vinyl and black rosette pattern ...
Earl Davis, 1998
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Sophie the Clown in Crinkle Town
Crinkle Town!” Mr. Spider and Mr. Bones shout in unison. “Oh no, no. Not good news,” Mr. Spider says, shaking his head. “Not good news at all. Miss Sophie, we are terribly sorry to hear ofyour predicament. Very unfortunate,” Mr. Spider says.
Jessica E Paquette, 2013
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CRINKLEROOT'S VISIT TO CRINKLE COVE
Everyone's favorite naturalist, Crinkleroot, takes young readers on a trip ashe searches for his friend Sassafrass the snake. Inviting color illustrationstake readers on a trip through natural wonders.
‎1999
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Price Guide to Contemporary Collectibles and Limited Editions
NAME YEAR LIMIT ISSUE TREND CLOTHTIQUE SANTAS COLLECTION * □ WISHES COME TRUE 9" * OP 59.00 59.00 □ WORKBENCH SANTA 8" 1990 RT 72.00 75.00 □ YULETIDE JOURNEY 10" 1994 OP 50.00 56.00 CRINKLE CLAUS ...
Mary Sieber, 2004
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Analysis of the Conformational Switch Involved in the ...
Turnip Crinkle Virus (TCV) Turnip crinkle virus (TCV), which belongs to the Tombusviridae family has been extensively used for in vitro studies of cis-acting elements involved in regulating minus- strand synthesis during plus-strand viral ...
Anna T. George, 2007
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A Guide to English Grammar: Conjugation of Verbs Volume IV
I crinkle 1. We crinkle 2. You crinkle 2. You crinkle 3. He/she/it crinkles 3. They crinkle Past Tense Singular Plural 1. I crinkled 1. We crinkled 2. You crinkled 2. You crinkled 3. He/she/it crinkled 3. They crinkled Future Tense Singular Plural 1.
Bessie Brooks, 2012
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Mechanisms Involved in Symptom Modulation by Turnip Crinkle ...
Turnip crinkle virus (TCV) (family Tombusviridae , genus Carmovirus) is a positive-strand RNA virus.
Fengli Zhang, 2006
9
Featherweight 221 - The Perfect Portable: And Its Stitches ...
The black crinkle type of finish suggests use where light reflection from shiny surfaces might be a problem. This is an apparent link to our military services with their olive drab, battleship gray, and camouflage color schemes. However, this ...
Nancy Johnson-Srebro, 2010
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Crinkle Nose
As Alex progresses through his years as a medical student, this novel juxtaposes his emotional, physical and spiritual growth with his divided loyalties to these two women.
M. D. Ph. D. Andrew Freese, 2012

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «CRINKLE»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term crinkle is used in the context of the following news items.
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How Shake Shake's fry screw-up allowed it to make fried chicken …
In 2013, Shake Shack decided to switch its fries, going from crinkle cut fries to something fresher, and home made. Rosati says that everything ... «Businessinsider India, Jul 15»
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Sprouts Farmers Market plans to open in Overland Park's Nall Hills
The company specializes in chicken fingers made from premium chicken that has never been frozen, as well as crinkle-cut fries, coleslaw and ... «Kansas City Star, Jul 15»
3
These women found their sweet spots, open bakeries
... cookies, dipped in white chocolate) or “Mmmoreo” (vanilla creme between chocolate crinkle cookies, an upscale twist on familiar Oreos). «Sacramento Bee, Jul 15»
4
Taste Test: Bite-Size Decadent Cookies From Chef Carla Hall
She is currently making combinations such as oatmeal, cranberry and white chocolate; lemon black pepper shortbread; black forest crinkle, and ... «Forbes, Jul 15»
5
Surprising shortbread
But not the usual run of crinkle-doodle-snapper-chipper-roos that gets us through the school year. Summer is for shortbread. The recipe is ... «San Angelo Standard Times, Jul 15»
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Why Shake Shack Keeps Falling
Its menu offers burgers, crinkle-cut fries, hot dogs, shakes, soda, frozen custard, wine, and beer. For pet owners, Shake Shack also offers treats ... «Market Realist, Jul 15»
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Trade Press
This small top hat, in mauve and purple colours, has built in crinkle effect in the top and three different cat toys hanging from the inside of the ... «UKPets, Jul 15»
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In the Dog House
But wait, they make crinkle fries: hot, salty, crispy, crinkle fries. Feeling a little reckless? They can cover them with lashings of neon orange ... «Durham Herald Sun, Jul 15»
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Smith's sparks 'bags of air' fury with shrinking potato chip packets
Snack supremo Smith's has crunched the size of Smith's crinkle cut potato chips and Doritos corn chips to 170g, down from 175g. «Herald Sun, Jul 15»
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Maricopa County animal shelters full after July 4th holiday
Although Flash is front declawed, he still pretends to use a scratching post and he will go bonkers while he plays with a crinkle toy. When he ... «azcentral.com, Jul 15»

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« EDUCALINGO. Crinkle [online]. Available <https://educalingo.com/en/dic-en/crinkle>. Jun 2019 ».
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