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Synonyms for crimp
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Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. crimpadjective

    Synonyms:
    brittle, friable, crisp

    Antonyms:
    tough, stubborn, viscous, pasty, lentous

Princeton's WordNet

  1. fold, crease, plication, flexure, crimp, bendnoun

    an angular or rounded shape made by folding

    "a fold in the napkin"; "a crease in his trousers"; "a plication on her blouse"; "a flexure of the colon"; "a bend of his elbow"

    Synonyms:
    turn, sheep pen, curve, flexure, plication, bending, sheepcote, faithful, flexion, bend, bend dexter, crease, wrinkle, seam, twist, flection, creese, plica, sheepfold, pleating, fold, line, furrow, folding, crinkle, crook, congregation, crimper, flock, kris

  2. crimp, crimpernoun

    someone who tricks or coerces men into service as sailors or soldiers

    Synonyms:
    flexure, crease, hair curler, fold, roller, crimper, bend, plication, curler

  3. crimpverb

    a lock of hair that has been artificially waved or curled

    Synonyms:
    crease, fold, bend, plication, flexure, crimper

  4. crimp, pinchverb

    make ridges into by pinching together

    Synonyms:
    tweet, twitch, crape, filch, sneak, hook, snarf, kink up, frizz, frizzle, twinge, cabbage, nobble, pinch, squeeze, kink, lift, top, swipe, purloin, pilfer, vellicate, abstract

  5. crimp, crape, frizzle, frizz, kink up, kinkverb

    curl tightly

    "crimp hair"

    Synonyms:
    kink, curve, curl, pinch, kink up, frizz, crepe, frizzle, crape

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Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. crimpverb

    Synonyms:
    curl, crisp

  2. crimpverb

    Synonyms:
    plait, form into ridges

  3. crimpnoun

    Synonyms:
    [Colloquial.] decoyman (for the military service), insnarer, trapanner

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. crimpverb

    Synonyms:
    curl, crisp, frizz

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How to use crimp in a sentence?

  1. Jason Davis:

    We know what our intentions are – to help protect the community and the student body, but when public health starts investigating, it can be intimidating for some people to have a government agent with a clipboard asking questions about their lives, that hesitation puts a crimp in our process, but it’s understandable.

  2. Anthony Hatch:

    If you reduced speeds down to 30 mph, you would not have a corresponding drop in accidents, but it would severely crimp the capacity of a vitally important part of the economy.


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