|Origin:||Perhaps from Old English cringan; CRINGE|
crin‧kle1 also crinkle up [intransitive and transitive]
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.
to become covered with small folds, or make something do this:
The heat was beginning to make the cellophane crinkle.
The pages were brown and crinkled.