Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of verb rumple

3 senses of rumple

Sense 1
ruffle, ruffle up, rumple, mess up -- (disturb the smoothness of; "ruffle the surface of the water")
       => disarrange -- (destroy the arrangement or order of; "My son disarranged the papers on my desk")

Sense 2
pucker, rumple, cockle, crumple, knit -- (to gather something into small wrinkles or folds; "She puckered her lips")
       => wrinkle, ruckle, crease, crinkle, scrunch, scrunch up, crisp -- (make wrinkles or creases on a smooth surface; make a pressed, folded or wrinkled line in; "The dress got wrinkled"; "crease the paper like this to make a crane")

Sense 3
rumple, crumple, wrinkle, crease, crinkle -- (become wrinkled or crumpled or creased; "This fabric won't wrinkle")
       => fold, fold up -- (become folded or folded up; "The bed folds in a jiffy")

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