English noun: crimp
|1.||crimp (shape) an angular or rounded shape made by folding|
|Samples||A fold in the napkin.|
A crease in his trousers.
A plication on her blouse.
A flexure of the colon.
A bend of his elbow.
|Synonyms||bend, crease, flexure, fold, plication|
|Broader (hypernym)||angular shape, angularity|
|Narrower (hyponym)||kink, plait, pleat, pucker, ruck, twirl, twist|
|2.||crimp (person) someone who tricks or coerces men into service as sailors or soldiers|
|Broader (hypernym)||abductor, kidnaper, kidnapper, snatcher|
|3.||crimp (body) a lock of hair that has been artificially waved or curled|
|Broader (hypernym)||curl, lock, ringlet, whorl|
|Narrower (hyponym)||kiss curl, pin curl, spit curl|
English verb: crimp
|1.||crimp (contact) make ridges into by pinching together|
|Pattern of use||Somebody ----s something.|
Something ----s something
|Broader (hypernym)||fold, fold up, turn up|
|2.||crimp (contact) curl tightly|
|Examples||They crimp their hair|
|Synonyms||crape, frizz, frizzle, kink, kink up|
|Pattern of use||Somebody ----s something|
|Broader (hypernym)||curl, wave|