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After writing a page, Hemingway would let it float to the ground. He never crumpled pages - he believed that if you crumpled them, you'd be insane in a year.
Clive Owen

Meaning of "crumpled" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF CRUMPLED

crumpled  [ˈkrʌmpəld] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF CRUMPLED

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Crumpled is an adjective.
The adjective is the word that accompanies the noun to determine or qualify it.

WHAT DOES CRUMPLED MEAN IN ENGLISH?

crumpled

Aestivation (botany)

Aestivation or estivation refers to the positional arrangement of the parts of a flower within a flower bud before it has opened. Aestivation is also sometimes referred to as praefoliation or prefoliation, but these terms may also mean vernation: the arrangement of leaves within a vegetative bud. Aestivation can be an important taxonomic diagnostic; for example Malvaceae flower buds have valvate sepals, with the exception of the genera Fremontodendron and Chiranthodendron, which have sometimes been misplaced as a result. The terms used to describe aestivation are the same as those used to describe leaf vernation. Classes of aestivation include: ▪ imbricate – overlapping ▪ contorted or twisted – every petal or sepal is outside its neighbour on one margin, and inside its neighbour on the other margin ▪ cochleate – spirally twisted ▪ contortiplicate – contorted and also plicate ▪...

Definition of crumpled in the English dictionary

The definition of crumpled in the dictionary is creased. Other definition of crumpled is collapsed.

WORDS THAT RHYME WITH CRUMPLED


coupled
ˈkʌpəld
crippled
ˈkrɪpəld
cupelled
ˈkjuːpəld
high-principled
ˌhaɪˈprɪnsɪpəld
opaled
ˈəʊpəld
pimpled
ˈpɪmpəld
principled
ˈprɪnsɪpəld
rumpled
ˈrʌmpəld
steepled
ˈstiːpəld
uncrippled
ʌnˈkrɪpəld
underpeopled
ˌʌndəˈpiːpəld
unexampled
ˌʌnɪɡˈzɑːmpəld
unprincipled
ʌnˈprɪnsɪpəld
unrumpled
ʌnˈrʌmpəld
unsampled
ʌnˈsɑːmpəld
unscrupled
ʌnˈskruːpəld
untrampled
ʌnˈtræmpəld

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE CRUMPLED

crumbum
crumby
crumen
crumenal
crumhorn
crummie
crummier
crummies
crummiest
crumminess
crummock
Crummock Water
crummy
crump
crumpet
crumple
crumple zones
crumplings
crumply
crumpy

WORDS THAT END LIKE CRUMPLED

air-cooled
called
controlled
dappled
detailed
dimpled
direct coupled
entitled
failed
filled
handled
installed
interpled
led
pled
scheduled
sealed
skilled
templed
untitled

Synonyms and antonyms of crumpled in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

SYNONYMS OF «CRUMPLED»

The following words have a similar or identical meaning as «crumpled» and belong to the same grammatical category.
synonyms of crumpled

Translation of «crumpled» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF CRUMPLED

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

Translator English - Chinese

皱巴巴
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

arrugado
570 millions of speakers

English

crumpled
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

crumpled
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

تكوم
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

смял
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

amassado
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

লাট
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

froissé
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Kusut
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

zerknittert
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

しわくちゃの
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

구겨진
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Crumpled
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

nhàu nát
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

சுருட்டி கசக்கிய
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

चुरगाळलेले
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

buruşuk
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

spiegazzato
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

zmiętą
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

зім´яв
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

mototolit
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

τσαλακωμένο
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

opgefrommel
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

skrynklig
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

sammenkrøllet
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of crumpled

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «CRUMPLED»

The term «crumpled» is quite widely used and occupies the 48.677 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «CRUMPLED» OVER TIME

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

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4 QUOTES WITH «CRUMPLED»

Famous quotes and sentences with the word crumpled.
1
Algernon H. Blackwood
And if thought and emotion can persist in this way so long after the brain that sent them forth has crumpled into dust, how vitally important it must be to control their very birth in the heart, and guard them with the keenest possible restraint.
2
Laurel Clark
There was a moth in there, and it still had its wings crumpled up, and it was just starting to pump its wings up. Life continues in lots of places, and life is a magical thing.
3
Clive Owen
After writing a page, Hemingway would let it float to the ground. He never crumpled pages - he believed that if you crumpled them, you'd be insane in a year.
4
Eliezer Yudkowsky
In our skulls, we carry around 3 pounds of slimy, wet, greyish tissue, corrugated like crumpled toilet paper. You wouldn't think, to look at the unappetizing lump, that it was some of the most powerful stuff in the known universe.

10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «CRUMPLED»

Discover the use of crumpled in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to crumpled and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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That Crumpled Paper Was Due Last Week: Helping Disorganized ...
At last, the solution for getting disorganized boys back on track. Missed assignments. Lack of focus and enthusiasm. Falling grades. For too many boys and their frustrated parents, these are the facts of life. But they don't have to be.
Ana Homayoun, 2010
2
Crumpled Paper Dolls: A New Orleans Poet
In Crumpled Paper Dolls: A New Orleans Poet, a book of poetry, prose, and journals, Matthew Nolan ignites our senses, depicts the world without filters, demands examination and self-reflection.
Matthew Nolan, 2004
3
Crumpled letter:
The Novel Brings To Light The Difficult Area Of Interaction Between Language And Reality. Joshi Carries Out The Experiment With A Courage That Borders On Stylistic Brinkmanship.
Suresh Hariprasad Joshi, Tridip Suhrud, 1998
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Crumpled Leaves from Old Japan
This is a pre-1923 historical reproduction that was curated for quality. Quality assurance was conducted on each of these books in an attempt to remove books with imperfections introduced by the digitization process.
Dan Frank Waugh, Frank Prentice Rand, 2011
5
Crumpled Leaves;
Although occasionally there may be certain imperfections with these old texts, we feel they deserve to be made available for future generations to enjoy.
Christine Hamilton Watson, 2012
6
The Case of the Crumpled Knave
A cryptic telegram; a dead man; two ingenious and quite different sets of clues; and each one of the half-dozen suspects is something of an imposter .
Anthony Boucher, 2012
7
Crippled Bodies and Crumpled Selves: The Construction and ...
In chapter one, I examine Christopher Reeve's Still Me and Martha Mason's Breath, and the way in which the narrative technique of prolepsis works to keep the inspirational character of the Super-Crip from collapsing.
Catherine Heather Scott, 2006
8
Crumpled
Crumpled is a novel following the hilarious antics of Cassie Ryder - Middle-Aged - Unemployed and undergoing therapy at the local mental health unit - or Crumple Clinic as she calls it.
Sue Brown, 2003
9
Badger the Mystical Mutt and the Crumpled Capers
Timmy - the cat with the crumpled ear and six-and-a-half senses - desperately wants to join Badger's the Mystical Mutt's gang, but no cat has ever been allowed to join the notorious all-dog group.
Lyn McNicol, 2012
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Amharic-English dictionary: H - N.
bent (under a heavy burden); dented (by pressure) ftCTl carmami thing causing bending, e.g. a heavy burden (0,011 carmamma leaning, close to falling (wall, house); uneven, crumpled; bent (under a heavy burden); dented (by pressure); ...
Thomas Leiper Kane, 1990

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «CRUMPLED»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term crumpled is used in the context of the following news items.
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Waiting to Die in Prison—for Selling a Couple of Bags of Pot
Minutes after he returns carrying two crumpled bags of marijuana, worth $10 each, he's in the backseat of a squad car. Three months later, Winslow is found ... «Mother Jones, Jul 15»
2
Crown Group's bold vision for new apartment complex at Green …
FIRST there was the spectacularly cantilevered and green-walled One Central Park, then came Frank Gehry's “crumpled bag” design for the ... «The Daily Telegraph, Jul 15»
3
Gallows humor in the age of #BlackLivesMatter: “Key & Peele …
A teenage boy holding a popsicle is gunned down, to the point where you can see his crumpled body on the ground. The setups become more ... «Salon, Jul 15»
4
Video: Go directly to the Monopoly finals!
The notes were a crumpled mess and the board had split along its crease. The box was dog-eared and ripped. Plus I'm sure Jessie the Jack ... «Portsmouth News, Jul 15»
5
Paralyzed water-skier finds redemption in sharing tale of mental illness
When emergency crews pulled Adam Helbling from his car — a crumpled mess that had flipped five times after Helbling took his hands off the ... «Columbus Dispatch, Jul 15»
6
China's Stock Market Rout: Media Firms' Chance of Escape Gets …
But on Wednesday, Hong Kong's Hang Seng Index suffered its biggest ever one day points drop, as it crumpled by 5.84% to 23,516. In June ... «Variety, Jul 15»
7
Detectives release e-fit of burglar caught 'living' in Portchester home
He then ran off leaving the house in a state, with crumpled sheets in the dead woman's former bed, open food packets open in the kitchen and ... «Portsmouth News, Jul 15»
8
Dad fatally shot while holding his baby on Bronx street
He crumpled to the ground, sending daughter Taylor tumbling onto the sidewalk. “The guy who got shot had the baby in his hands. He was ... «New York Post, Jul 15»
9
Fear and loathing in the Canadian economy
... resource-heavy economy. WTI 2015. Meanwhile, non-energy exports, which were supposed to save our Canadian bacon, have crumpled. «Macleans.ca, Jul 15»
10
Greece's new finance minister has to remind himself: 'No triumphalism'
Wearing a crumpled blue suit, Tsakalotos started his list with “state of play in previous 4 eurogroups (last two tele-confs)”. Scribbled down the ... «The Guardian, Jul 15»

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« EDUCALINGO. Crumpled [online]. Available <https://educalingo.com/en/dic-en/crumpled>. Dec 2019 ».
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