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Word

Crimp

How many syllables?

1 Syllable

How it's divided?

crimp

Definition

  • v. t. - To fold or plait in regular undulation in such a way that the material will retain the shape intended; to give a wavy appearance to; as, to crimp the border of a cap; to crimp a ruffle. Cf. Crisp.
  • v. t. - To pinch and hold; to seize.
  • v. t. - to entrap into the military or naval service; as, to crimp seamen.
  • v. t. - To cause to contract, or to render more crisp, as the flesh of a fish, by gashing it, when living, with a knife; as, to crimp skate, etc.
  • a. - Easily crumbled; friable; brittle.
  • a. - Weak; inconsistent; contradictory.


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