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

Translation of crease in Italian:

noun

  • 1 (in cloth, paper)
    (irregular: with iron) falsa piega (feminine) , grinza (feminine)
    to put a crease in a pair of trousers
    fare la piega a un paio di pantaloni
  • 3 (Sport) (in cricket)
    = linea che indica la posizione del battitore o del lanciatore
    to be at the crease
    essere o fare il battitore

transitive verb

intransitive verb

  • 1
    (cloth)
    sgualcirsi, spiegazzarsi

Phrasal verbs

crease up

1 crease up [informal] (in amusement) 2 crease [somebody] up
fare morire dal ridere, fare piegare

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