- obsolete: Easily crumbled; friable; brittle.
- obsolete: Weak; inconsistent; contradictory.
- A fastener or a fastening method that secures parts by bending metal around a joint and squeezing it together, often with a tool that adds indentations to capture the parts.
#:The strap was held together by a simple metal crimp.
- obsolete: A coal broker. [Provincial England]
- obsolete: One who decoys or entraps men into the military or naval service.
- obsolete: A keeper of a low lodging house where sailors and emigrants are entrapped and fleeced.
- (usually in plural): A hairstyle which has been crimped, or shaped so it bends back and forth in many short kinks.
- obsolete: A game at cards.
- To fasten by bending metal so that it squeezes around the parts to be fastened.
#:He crimped the wire in place.
- To style hair into a crimp.