rumpling

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English[edit]

Verb[edit]

rumpling

  1. Present participle of rumple.

Noun[edit]

rumpling (plural rumplings)

  1. The act by which something is rumpled.
    • 1871, William Chambers, ‎Robert Chambers, Chamber's Journal of Popular Literature, Science and Arts (page 306)
      Of course, these rumplings are not left obvious to our eyes. Whilst the earth is wrapping its old coat about it, the busy hands of the sun are smoothing down the creases—by heat and frost, rain and wind, waves and rivers []