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  Definition of wrinkle
  1. a clever method of doing something (especially something new and different)
  2. a minor difficulty; "they finally have the wrinkles pretty well ironed out"
  3. a slight depression in the smoothness of a surface; "his face has many lines"; "ironing gets rid of most wrinkles"
  4. become wrinkled or crumpled or creased; "This fabric won''t wrinkle"
  5. make wrinkled or creased; "furrow one''s brow"
  6. make wrinkles or creases into a smooth surface; "The dress got wrinkled"
  7. gather or contract into wrinkles or folds; pucker; "purse ones''s lips"
Similar Words: furrow, crease, crinkle, seam, line, rumple, crumple, ruckle, scrunch, scrunch up, crisp, purse

 

Hyponyms: crow's foot, crow's feet, laugh line, dermatoglyphic, frown line, line of life, life line, lifeline, line of heart, heart line, love line, mensal line, line of fate, line of destiny, line of Saturn, pucker, rumple, cockle, crumple, knit, ruck, ruck up

 

Part Meronyms: skin, tegument, cutis

 

Derivational Morphology: line, rumple, crumple, crease, crinkle, ruckle, scrunch, scrunch up, crisp, furrow, purse, seam

 

Language Translations:
Croatian: bora and borati   Danish: krølle  
Dutch: kreuken and rimpel   Finnish: rypistää and ryppy  
French: ride and rider   German: Falte and zerknittern  
Greek: ζαρώνω   Hungarian: ránc  
Italian: raggrinzire and ruga   Japanese: しわ and しわになる  
Korean: 주름지다   Latin: ruga  
Polish: pomarszczyć   Portuguese: enrugar and ruga  
Slovene: guba   Spanish: arruga and arrugar  
 
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