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Verb: rumple  rúm-pul
  1. Disturb the smoothness of
    "rumple the surface of the water";
    - ruffle, ruffle up, mess up
  2. To gather something into small wrinkles or folds
    "She rumpled her lips";
    - pucker, cockle, crumple, knit
  3. Become wrinkled, crumpled or creased
    "This fabric won't rumple";
    - crumple, wrinkle, crease, crinkle

Derived forms: rumpled, rumples, rumpling

Type of: crease [archaic], crinkle [archaic], crisp [archaic], disarrange, fold, fold up, ruckle [archaic], scrunch [archaic], scrunch up [archaic], wrinkle [archaic]

Encyclopedia: Rumple