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1. crimp

noun. ['ˈkrɪmp'] an angular or rounded shape made by folding.

Synonyms

  • plication
  • bend
  • angularity
  • pleat
  • flexure
  • crease
  • twist
  • plait
  • pucker
  • ruck
  • kink
  • twirl
  • angular shape

Antonyms

  • unsnarl
  • unweave
  • untwist
  • disengage

Etymology

  • crempen (Middle English (1100-1500))

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Rhymes with Crimp

  • trimpe
  • slimp
  • skimp
  • shrimp
  • primp
  • blimp
  • wimp
  • timpe
  • shimp
  • pimp
  • limp
  • chimp

Sentences with crimp


1. Noun, singular or mass
Slide a bead tip and then a crimp bead onto the end of one of your strands.

2. Verb, base form
Close the jaws of the swaging tool to crimp the end of the metal sleeve.

3. Adjective
Add a crimp end to one end of the cord and attach it to the toe ring.

2. crimp

noun. ['ˈkrɪmp'] a lock of hair that has been artificially waved or curled.

Synonyms

  • lock
  • pin curl
  • kiss curl
  • whorl
  • curl
  • ringlet

Antonyms

  • stay
  • open
  • disintegrate
  • straighten

Etymology

  • crempen (Middle English (1100-1500))

3. crimp

verb. ['ˈkrɪmp'] curl tightly.

Synonyms

  • frizz
  • wave
  • curl
  • frizzle
  • crape
  • kink

Antonyms

  • unbolt
  • unlock
  • let go of
  • repel

Etymology

  • crempen (Middle English (1100-1500))

4. crimp

verb. ['ˈkrɪmp'] make ridges into by pinching together.

Synonyms

  • flute
  • pinch
  • turn up
  • fold up

Antonyms

  • unwind
  • uncoil
  • fall
  • uncover

Etymology

  • crempen (Middle English (1100-1500))

5. crimp

noun. ['ˈkrɪmp'] someone who tricks or coerces men into service as sailors or soldiers.

Synonyms

  • kidnapper
  • crimper
  • snatcher
  • abductor

Antonyms

  • straight line
  • stand still
  • roundness
  • extension

Etymology

  • crempen (Middle English (1100-1500))
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