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rumpled


  3  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Rumple  \Rum"ple\,  v.  t.  &  i.  [imp.  &  p.  p.  {Rumpled}  p.  pr  & 
  vb  n.  {Rumpling}.]  [Cf.  rimple,  and  D.  rimpelen  to  wrinkle, 
  rompelig  rough,  uneven,  G.  r["u]mpfen  to  wrinkle,  MHG. 
  r["u]mphen,  OHG.  rimpfan  Gr  "ra`mfos  the  crooked  beak  of 
  birds  of  prey,  ?  to  roam.] 
  To  make  uneven;  to  form  into  irregular  inequalities;  to 
  wrinkle;  to  crumple;  as  to  rumple  an  apron  or  a  cravat. 
 
  They  would  not  give  a  dog's  ear  of  their  most  rumpled 
  and  ragged  Scotch  paper  for  twenty  of  your  fairest 
  assignats.  --Burke. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Rumpled  \Rum"pled\,  a. 
  Wrinkled;  crumpled.  --Pope. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  rumpled 
  adj  1:  in  disarray;  extremely  disorderly;  "her  clothing  was 
  disheveled";  "powder-smeared  and  frowzled";  "a  rumpled 
  unmade  bed";  "a  bed  with  tousled  sheets";  "his  brown 
  hair  was  tousled,  thick,  and  curly"-  Al  Spiers  [syn:  {disheveled}, 
  {dishevelled},  {frowzled},  {tousled}] 
  2:  having  wrinkles;  "crumpled  paper";  "her  skirt  had  become 
  creased";  "a  rumpled  gray  suit"  [syn:  {crumpled},  {creased}] 




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