What does the word crumple mean?

Usage examples for crumple

  1. And Ad'la she takes and turns me right about, so that I don't see the thing I'm askin' after; and there's nobody but you, little Belloni, to help me, and if ye do, ye shall know what the crumple of paper sounds like." – The Complete Project Gutenberg Works of George Meredith by George Meredith
  2. But Germany fails to crumple. – Germany, The Next Republic? by Carl W. Ackerman
  3. He is just the kind of man to break his heart, to crumple up like a burnt glove, and come to the end of all things, even life, if he were to discover that any of his treasures, anything that he loved and trusted in, is a sham and a fraud. – Cleek: the Man of the Forty Faces by Thomas W. Hanshew