Crease - definition, pronunciation, transcription
- a slight depression or fold in the smoothness of a surface (syn: crinkle, furrow, line, seam, wrinkle)
- a Malayan dagger with a wavy blade (syn: creese, kris)
- make wrinkled or creased (syn: furrow, wrinkle)
- scrape gently (syn: graze, rake)
- become wrinkled or crumpled or creased (syn: crinkle, crumple, rumple, wrinkle)
He ironed his pants to make the creases sharp.
tiny creases at the corners of his eyes
Players from the opposing team may not enter the crease.
The batsman moved out of the crease.
a neatly creased pair of pants
The pages of the book were stained and creased.
She looked up, her face creasing into a smile.
You've creased up my good shirt.
It's a nice dress, but it creases very easily.
The old woman's face was creased up with age.
His face creased with worry.
The child's face creased up and soon he started crying.
Her jokes really creased me (up).
She smoothed the creases from her skirt.
I'll have to iron out the creases.
present participle: creasing
past tense: creased
past participle: creased