Definitions

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  • n. A wrinkle.
  • v. To wrinkle; crumple; ruffle; disorder.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • To wrinkle; crumple; ruffle; disorder.
  • n. A wrinkle.

Etymologies

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From Middle English frumplen, cognate with Dutch frommelen ("to wrinkle"). Related to frump, frumpy, frumpish.

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From Middle English frumpil, frumpylle, from the verb.

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  • Also, a kidlet's worst fear: the parental unit's face frumpled when she was caught holding the 5 pound bag of pure sugar upon the stairwell.

    July 14, 2009

  • (Obsolete) n. a wrinkle; v. to wrinkle, crumple.

    October 21, 2008