HyperDic: crimp

English > 5 senses of the word crimp:
VERBcontactcrimp, pinchmake ridges into by pinching together
contactcrimp, crape, frizzle, frizz, kink up, kinkcurl tightly
NOUNshapecrimp, fold, crease, plication, flexure, bendan angular or rounded shape made by folding
person crimp, crimpersomeone who tricks or coerces men into service as sailors / sailors or soldiers
bodycrimpa lock of hair that has been artificially waved or curled
crimp > pronunciation
Soundskrih'mp
Rhymesblimp / Blimp ... wimp / WIMP: 11 rhymes with ihmp...
English > crimp: 5 senses > noun 1, shape
MeaningAn angular or rounded shape made by folding.
Synonymsfold, crease, plication, flexure, bend
Narrowerkink, twist, twirlA sharp bend in a line produced when a line having a loop is pulled tight
pleat, plaitAny of various types of fold formed by doubling fabric back upon itself and then pressing or stitching into shape
pucker, ruckAn irregular fold in an otherwise even surface (as in cloth)
Broaderangular shape, angularityA shape having one or more sharp angles
Spanisharruga, dobladura, doblez, plegado, pliegue, raya
Catalandoblec, replec, séc
Verbscrimpmake ridges into by pinching together
English > crimp: 5 senses > noun 2, person
Meaningsomeone who tricks or coerces men into service as sailors / sailors or soldiers.
Synonymcrimper
Broaderkidnapper, kidnaper, abductor, snatchersomeone who unlawfully seizes and detains a victim (usually for ransom)
English > crimp: 5 senses > noun 3, body
MeaningA lock of hair that has been artificially waved or curled.
Narrowerpin curlA curl of hair made by dampening a strand of hair and curling it and holding the curl with a clip or bobby pin
spit curl, kiss curlA spiral curl plastered on the forehead or cheek
Broaderlock, curl, ringlet, whorlA strand or cluster of hair
Verbscrimpcurl tightly
English > crimp: 5 senses > verb 1, contact
Meaningmake ridges into by pinching together.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Something ----s something
Synonympinch
Narrowerfluteform flutes in
Broaderfold, fold up, turn upbend or lay so that one part covers the other
Nounscrimpan angular or rounded shape made by folding
English > crimp: 5 senses > verb 2, contact
Meaningcurl tightly.
PatternSomebody ----s something
ModelThey crimp their hair
Example"crimp hair"
Synonymscrape, frizzle, frizz, kink up, kink
Broadercurl, waveTwist or roll into coils or ringlets
Spanisharrugar, encrespar, ondular, retorcer, rizarse, rizar
Catalanarrissar-se, arrissar, cargolar-se, cargolar, crespar, ondular
Nounscrimpa lock of hair that has been artificially waved or curled

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