scrunch - definition and synonyms

verb 

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/skrʌntʃ/
present tense
I/you/we/theyscrunch
he/she/itscrunches
present participlescrunching
past tensescrunched
past participlescrunched
  1. 1
    [intransitive] informal

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    to make a loud noise like something being crushed

    Everything was silent except for the dry leaves scrunching under her feet.

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  2. 2

    scrunch

    or

    scrunch up

    [transitive] to press or squeeze something into a smaller shape

    He scrunched up the letter and stuffed it in his pocket.

    1. a.
      to squeeze a part of your body into a different shape

      She scrunches her eyes up when she laughs.