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crinkle up

1. To crease or wrinkle something. A noun or pronoun can be used between "crinkle" and "up." Kathryn crinkled up her nose when she heard what I was making for dinner. Please don't put that document in the bag without a folder—you'll crinkle it up.
2. To become creased or wrinkled. I've been sitting for so long in my suit that the pants are crinkling up.
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Farlex Dictionary of Idioms. © 2015 Farlex, Inc, all rights reserved.

crinkle up

to wrinkle up. Her nose crinkled up when she laughed.
See also: up
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of American Idioms and Phrasal Verbs. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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