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  Definition of Crimp
  1. a lock of hair that has been artificially waved or curled
  2. someone who tricks or coerces men into service as sailors or soldiers
  3. 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"
  4. curl tightly; "crimp hair"
  5. make ridges into by pinching together
Similar Words: crimper, fold, crease, plication, flexure, bend, crape, frizzle, frizz, kink up, kink, pinch

 

Hyponyms: pin curl, spit curl, kiss curl, pleat, plait, kink, twist, twirl, pucker, ruck, flute

 

Derivational Morphology: crape, frizzle, frizz, kink up, kink, bend, flex, deform, twist, turn, pinch, pleat, plicate, fold, fold up, turn up, twirl, tweak, crease, plication, flexure

 

 
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