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cockled

See definition of cockled on Dictionary.com
  • as inpucker
  • as inpurse
  • as inruffle
  • as inrumple
  • as increase
  • as incrinkle
  • as infold

synonyms for cockled

  • crinkle
  • cockle
  • compress
  • condense
  • contract
  • crease
  • crumple
  • fold
  • furrow
  • gather
  • knit
  • purse
  • ruckle
  • ruffle
  • squeeze
  • tighten
  • ruck up
  • screw up

antonyms for cockled

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  • enlarge
  • expand
  • extend
  • free
  • give
  • increase
  • lengthen
  • loose
  • loosen
  • spread
  • stretch
  • open
  • smooth
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How to use cockled in a sentence

Only a comparatively light pressure should be given, or the lining up of the headbands or back will become cockled and detached.
BOOKBINDING, AND THE CARE OF BOOKSDOUGLAS COCKERELL
The paper is kept perfectly stretched as it dries, because it shrinks enormously, and would otherwise become cockled and uneven.
THE MANUFACTURE OF PAPERROBERT WALTER SINDALL
Gay writes: "Showers soon drench the camblet's cockled grain."
THE JOURNAL TO STELLAJONATHAN SWIFT
She had a very sweet, kind face, all cockled with wrinkles like a sheet of crumpled tissue paper, but very beautiful in its age.
THE DICTATORJUSTIN MCCARTHY
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO COCKLED

  • cockled
  • corrugated
  • folded
  • furrowed
  • lined
  • puckered
  • rumpled
  • unironed
  • withered
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.