crease /ˈkris/  noun

1 a [count] : a line or mark made by folding, pressing, or crushing something (such as cloth or a piece of paper)

  • He ironed his pants to make the creases sharp.
  • crease in the paper

1 b [count] : a line or fold in someone’s skin : WRINKLE

  • tiny creases at the corners of his eyes

2 the crease : an area around or in front of a goal in some games (such as hockey)

  • Players from the opposing team may not enter the crease.