Definition of rumple verb from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

rumple

 verb
verb
BrE BrE//ˈrʌmpl//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈrʌmpl//
 
Verb Forms present simple I / you / we / they rumple
BrE BrE//ˈrʌmpl//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈrʌmpl//
 
he / she / it rumples
BrE BrE//ˈrʌmplz//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈrʌmplz//
 
past simple rumpled
BrE BrE//ˈrʌmpld//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈrʌmpld//
 
past participle rumpled
BrE BrE//ˈrʌmpld//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈrʌmpld//
 
-ing form rumpling
BrE BrE//ˈrʌmplɪŋ//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈrʌmplɪŋ//
 
 
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rumple something to make something untidy or not smooth and neat She rumpled his hair playfully. The bed was rumpled where he had slept. a rumpled linen suit Word Origin early 16th cent. (as a noun in the sense ‘wrinkle’): from Middle Dutch rompel.
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