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British English: /kriːs/
American English: /kris/

Translation of crease in French:


  • 1 (in cloth, paper) (regular)
    (irregular: with iron)
    to put a crease in a pair of trousers
    marquer les plis d'un pantalon
  • 3 (Sport)
    (ligne qui marque la position du batteur ou du lanceur au cricket)
    to be at the crease
    être batteur

transitive verb

intransitive verb

  • 1
    se froisser
  • 2
    se plisser

Phrasal verbs

crease up

1 crease up (in amusement) 2 crease [somebody] up
faire plier (informal) (de rire)

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