Definition of rumple:
furrow, ruffle, bollix, bumble, order, ruckle, scrunch, swagger, scrunch up, bollocks, mess up, ruck up, cockle, fold, crumble, bungle, rake, mix, foul up, wrinkle, pleat, ruck, shuffle, fumble, crinkle, crumple, muff, smooth, crease, graze, riffle, gather, crisp, bollocks up, ball up, plication, spoil, undulate, fluff, bodge, cock, purse, bobble, ruffle up, collapse, crush, botch up, buckle, louse up, fold, tittup, flub, prance, strut, rimple, blow, screw up, plica, knit, crimp, entwine, sashay, muck up, mishandle, flick, pucker, tuck, bollix up, break down.
derange (part of speech: verb)
- roughen (part of speech: verb)
It was both droll and touching to observe how one often so irascible would patiently let her take off his spectacles, toy with and often pull his gray locks, and rumple his old- fashioned ruffles, which he persisted in wearing on state occasions.- "His Sombre Rivals", E. P. Roe.
- "Greylorn", John Keith Laumer.
- "School History of North Carolina", John W. Moore.