Translation of crumple in Spanish:

crumple

arrugar, v.

Pronunciation: /ˈkrʌmp(ə)l//ˈkrəmpəl/

transitive verb

  • 1

    (paper/clothes) arrugar
    (metal) abollar
    she crumpled the sheet of paper into a ball hizo una bola estrujando la hoja de papel
    • to crumple sth up arrugar algo
    • ‘All right, all right,’ she muttered grumpily, gathering her stuff and crumpling the empty paper bag in one hand.
    • As I shoved it into my bag, I had to be especially careful not to crumple the sheet of paper than had all my science notes on it.
    • For more insulation, put crumpled newspaper between the freezer cabinet and blankets.
    • Rual answered, crumpling the napkin into a ball.
    • Finn crumpled the paper and threw it into the garbage can five feet away from us.
    • I shook my head vigorously, crumpled the index card, and tossed it into the trash can.
    • He crumpled up the paper in his hands, only to unfold it again.
    • He stood up brusquely, crumpling the paper and tossing it at my face.
    • He stared at the half-written sentence and then crumpled the paper in his hand, tossing it onto the dying fire in the fireplace.
    • He reached into his pack and pulled out two dirty crumpled sheets of paper.
    • The surface is suggestive: imagine crumpling a canvas, smoothing it out and then using the tracery of creases to define areas within the final work.
    • He crumpled the cloth in his hand and read the note again.
    • I threw the pen down in frustration and crumpled the paper in one swift motion.
    • She crumpled up the paper she'd been absently doodling on and threw it into the wastebasket.
    • I accepted it and crumpled the energy bar wrapper in my other hand.
    • I crumpled the empty paper bag and tossed it in the garbage next to the fridge.
    • I always stack the dishes and put the silverware in a glass and crumple the paper and sweep up the errant rice, because I bussed tables for many years.
    • Rue finished off the snickers bar, crumpling the wrapper and sticking it into her bag.
    • Taking out her slightly crumpled test paper, she hurried to the living room.
    • She moves cigarettes in her pack, then crumples the paper and puts it on the shelf with chocolate bars.

intransitive verb

  • 1

    (become creased)
    (fabric/shirt) arrugarse
  • 2

    (collapse)
    (fuselage/metal) abollarse