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See also: dümple



See dumpling.


dumple (third-person singular simple present dumples, present participle dumpling, simple past and past participle dumpled)

  1. (transitive) To make dumpy; to fold, or bend, as one part over another.
    • Sir Walter Scott
      He was a little man, dumpled up together.

Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster’s Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.
(See the entry for dumple in
Webster’s Revised Unabridged Dictionary, G. & C. Merriam, 1913.)