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crumple
British English: /ˈkrʌmp(ə)l/
American English: /ˈkrəmpəl/

Translation of crumple in French:

transitive verb

  • froisser (paper)
    écraser (can)
    to crumple something into a ball
    rouler quelque chose en boule

intransitive verb

  • 1 (crush up)
    (paper, garment)
    se froisser
    his face crumpled
    ses traits se sont décomposés
    the car crumples on impact
    la voiture se plie sous le choc
  • 2 (collapse)
    (opposition, resistance)
    s'effondrer
    he crumpled onto the floor
    il s'affaissa au sol

Phrasal verbs

crumple up

crumple [something] up, crumple up [something]

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