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Rumple   Listen
noun
Rumple  n.  A fold or plait; a wrinkle.






Collaborative International Dictionary of English 0.48








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"Rumple" Quotes from Famous Books



... the garage; but Jack's throat ached when he thought of that conversation. What kind of a mother would she have been, he wondered, if he had petted her a little now and then? He had an odd longing to give her a real bear-hug and rumple up her marcelled pompadour and kiss her—and see if she wouldn't turn out to be a human-being kind of a mother, after all. He looked back and saw what a selfish, unfeeling young cub he had always been; how he had always taken, and had given ...
— The Lookout Man • B. M. Bower

... crease, furrow, rumple, crinkle, ruck; (Colloq.) notion, fancy, whim, caprice, vagary, freak, whimsey; ...
— Putnam's Word Book • Louis A. Flemming

... the dress, almost afraid to touch it, lest she rumple it. It looked so shining, so lustrous, so fairy-like and glorious and almost impossible, glistening there on her bed! Carefully she smoothed a fold, slightly awry. Reverently she placed the thin tulle veil beside it, as well ...
— The Purple Heights • Marie Conway Oemler

... surprise, removed the cheese, and did his best to effect a quiet and speedy clearance of the rest; but, unfortunately, there was a rumple in the carpet, caused by the hasty pushing back of his master's chair, at which he tripped and stumbled, causing a rather alarming concussion with the trayful of crockery in his hands, but no positive damage, save the fall and breaking of a sauce tureen; but, to my unspeakable ...
— The Tenant of Wildfell Hall • Anne Bronte



Words linked to "Rumple" :   wrinkle, scrunch up, crisp, pucker, fold up, knit, ruffle, ruffle up, crease, scrunch, draw, ruckle, cockle, fold, crinkle, mess up, crumple



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