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crinkle

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishcrinklecrin‧kle1 /ˈkrɪŋkəl/ (also crinkle up) verb [intransitive, transitive]  1 if you crinkle part of your face, or if it crinkles, you move it so that small lines appear on it His mouth crinkled into a smile. He smiled boyishly, crinkling his eyes. Her face crinkled up in disgust.2 FOLDto become covered with small folds, or make something do this The heat was beginning to make the cellophane crinkle.crinkled adjective The pages were brown and crinkled.→ See Verb table
Examples from the Corpus
crinkleOnly a few faint lines crinkled her eyes, and she had lost weight.Dad's forehead was crinkling into a frown.He looked this way and that, worked his way into the backseat, the map crinkling under his weight.He scanned her tense expression, his eyes crinkled up against the sun.Mandy crinkled up her nose in disgust.Mr Barraza crinkled up his face and rubbed his ears.The Daughter's face crinkled up in disgust.
crinklecrinkle2 noun [countable]  FOLDa thin fold, especially in your skin or on cloth, paper etccrease The first crinkles of age were beginning to appear round her eyes.
Examples from the Corpus
crinkleHer large hazel eyes bubbled with enthusiasm, but already there were the first crinkles of maturity appearing at their downcast corners.Lord knew Alistair had, and sometimes still did whenever some new legal crinkle occurred.I love the shiny brown line, I love the crinkle of the silver foil.And, as the cardboard cylinder could be removed and replaced without crinkles, the recording retained its clarity.
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Verb table
crinkle
Simple Form
Present
I, you, we, theycrinkle
he, she, itcrinkles
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Past
I, you, he, she, it, we, theycrinkled
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave crinkled
he, she, ithas crinkled
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad crinkled
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill crinkle
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have crinkled
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Continuous Form
Present
Iam crinkling
he, she, itis crinkling
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you, we, theyare crinkling
Past
I, he, she, itwas crinkling
you, we, theywere crinkling
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave been crinkling
he, she, ithas been crinkling
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad been crinkling
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill be crinkling
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have been crinkling
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