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crimp

Definitions


[krɪmp], (Verb)

Definitions:
- compress (something) into small folds or ridges
(e.g: she crimped the edge of the pie)

- have a limiting or adverse effect on (something)
(e.g: his zeal about his career can crimp the rest of his life)


Phrases:
- put a crimp in

Origin:
Old English gecrympan, of Germanic origin; related to Dutch krimpen ‘shrink, wrinkle’. Of rare occurrence before the 18th century, the word was perhaps reintroduced from Low German or Dutch


[krɪmp], (Noun)

Definitions:
- a folded or compressed edge.

- a restriction or limitation
(e.g: the crimp on take-home pay has been even tighter since taxes were raised)


Phrases:
- put a crimp in

Origin:




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