frumple

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English[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Middle English frumplen, cognate with Dutch frommelen ‎(to wrinkle). Related to frump, frumpy, frumpish.

Verb[edit]

frumple ‎(third-person singular simple present frumples, present participle frumpling, simple past and past participle frumpled)

  1. (transitive) To wrinkle; crumple; ruffle; disorder.

Etymology 2[edit]

From Middle English frumpil, frumpylle, from the verb.

Noun[edit]

frumple ‎(plural frumples)

  1. A wrinkle.