HyperDic: scrunch_up

English > 2 senses of the expression scrunch up:
VERBcontactscrunch up, squat, crouch, scrunch, hunker, hunker downsit on one's heels
contactscrunch up, wrinkle, ruckle, crease, crinkle, scrunch, crispmake wrinkles or creases on a smooth surface
English > scrunch up: 2 senses > verb 1, contact
MeaningSit on one's heels.
PatternSomething ----s; Somebody ----s; Somebody ----s PP
Synonymssquat, crouch, scrunch, hunker, hunker down
Broadersit, sit downBe seated
Spanishacuclillarse, acurrucarse, agacharse, agachar, ponerse de cuclillas
Catalanaclofar-se, acotxar-se, ajupir-se, arraulir-se, arrupir-se, posar-se a la gatzoneta
English > scrunch up: 2 senses > verb 2, contact
Meaningmake wrinkles or creases on a smooth surface; make a pressed, folded or wrinkled line in.
PatternSomething ----s; Somebody ----s something; Something ----s something
ModelThey scrunch up the sheets
Synonymswrinkle, ruckle, crease, crinkle, scrunch, crisp
Narrowerpucker, rumple, cockle, crumple, knitTo gather something into small wrinkles or folds
pucker, ruck, ruck upBecome wrinkled or drawn together
Broaderfold, fold up, turn upbend or lay so that one part covers the other
Usage ofarchaism, archaicismThe use of an archaic expression
Spanisharrugarse, arrugar
Catalanarrissar-se, arrugar-se, arrugar, cargolar

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