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crum·ple

crumple

 
 
pronunciation:
kruhm pl
part of speech: verb
inflections: crumples, crumpling, crumpled
definition 1: to press or crush and cause wrinkles.
She crumpled the paper in her fist.
antonyms:
smooth
similar words:
crush, wrinkle
definition 2: to fall down or collapse.
He crumpled in a faint from the heat.
similar words:
buckle, collapse
derivation: crumply (adj.)