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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



... impatiently. "An' there that poor blind boy sets an' thinks an' thinks an' thinks, an' longs for some one that loves him to smooth his pillow an' rumple his hair, an'—-" ...
— Dawn • Eleanor H. Porter

... mild, meek, angelic monk dreaded the life of his days; dreaded to leave the cloister where the sunshine was tempered and the noise reduced to a mere faint hum, and where the flower-beds were tidy and prim; dreaded to soil or rumple his spotless white robe and his shining black cowl; a spiritual sybarite, shrinking from the sight of the crowd seething in the streets, shrinking from the idea of stripping the rags off the beggar in order to see his tanned and gnarled limbs; shuddering at the thought of seeking for muscles ...
— The Contemporary Review, Volume 36, September 1879 • Various



Words linked to "Rumple" :   crease, crinkle, ruckle, draw, fold, scrunch up, ruffle up, wrinkle, fold up



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