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wrin·kle

 (rĭng′kəl)
n.
1. A small furrow, ridge, or crease on a normally smooth surface, caused by crumpling, folding, or shrinking.
2. A line or crease in the skin, as from age.
3. A different or unexpected development, action, or idea: "The 1973 War brought a new wrinkle to the face of battle ... the widespread use of rockets and guided missiles" (Bruce Watson).
4. A problem or imperfection: The report had to be revised because of a few wrinkles.
v. wrin·kled, wrin·kling, wrin·kles
v.tr.
1. To make wrinkles or a wrinkle in: My shirt was wrinkled after being so long in the suitcase.
2. To draw up into wrinkles; pucker: wrinkled her nose in disdain.
v.intr.
To form wrinkles.

[Middle English, back-formation from wrinkled, wrinkled, probably from Old English gewrinclod, past participle of gewrinclian, to wind, crease; see wer- in Indo-European roots.]

wrin′kly adj.

wrinkled

(ˈrɪŋkəld)
adj
having creases or crumpleshaving deep lines on the skin
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.wrinkled - marked by wrinkles; "tired travelers in wrinkled clothes"
furrowed, rugged - having long narrow shallow depressions (as grooves or wrinkles) in the surface; "furrowed fields"; "his furrowed face lit by a warming smile"
unwrinkled, wrinkleless - not wrinkled or creased
2.wrinkled - (of linens or clothes) not ironedwrinkled - (of linens or clothes) not ironed; "a pile of unironed laundry"; "wore unironed jeans"
rough, unsmooth - having or caused by an irregular surface; "trees with rough bark"; "rough ground"; "rough skin"; "rough blankets"; "his unsmooth face"

wrinkled

adjective
1. lined, furrowed, shrivelled, wizened, weather-beaten, crinkly, time-worn I looked older and more wrinkled than ever.
2. creased, crumpled, rumpled, crinkled His suit was wrinkled and he looked very tired.
Translations
مُتَغَضِّن، مُتَجَعِّدمُجَعَّد
vrásčitý
rynket
ryppyinen
naboran
ráncos
hrukkóttur, krumplaîur
しわの寄った
주름진
zgubanzmečkan
skrynklig
ซึ่งมีรอยย่น
nhăn nheo

wrinkled

[ˈrɪŋkld] ADJarrugado

wrinkled

[ˈrɪŋkəld]
adj
[fabric, paper] → froissé(e); [surface] → plissé(e)
[skin] → ridé(e); [person, face] → ridé(e)

wrinkled

adj sheet, skirt, paperzerknittert; skinrunzlig, faltig; browgerunzelt; apple, old ladyschrumpelig, verschrumpelt; wrinkled stockingsZiehharmonikastrümpfe pl (inf)

wrinkled

[ˈrɪŋkld] wrinkly [ˈrɪŋklɪ] adj (fabric, paper) → stropicciato/a; (nose) → arricciato/a; (surface) → corrugato/a, increspato/a; (skin) → rugoso/a

wrinkle

(ˈriŋkl) noun
a small crease on the skin (usually on one's face). Her face is full of wrinkles.
verb
to (cause to) become full of wrinkles or creases. The damp had wrinkled the pages.
ˈwrinkled adjective
full of wrinkles. a wrinkled face.

wrinkled

مُجَعَّد vrásčitý rynket faltig ρυτιδιασμένος arrugado ryppyinen ridé naboran rugoso しわの寄った 주름진 gerimpeld rynkete pomarszczony enrugado морщинистый skrynklig ซึ่งมีรอยย่น kırışmış nhăn nheo 有皱纹的

wrinkled

a. arrugado-a.
References in classic literature ?
And was so touched and pleased by that confiding little kiss that all his crustiness vanished, and he just set her on his knee, and laid his wrinkled cheek against her rosy one, feeling as if he had got his own little grand daughter back again.
By the window the two stood, the tall awkward boy- man and the little wrinkled man-boy.
A tall woman, with wrinkled brown skin and black hair, stood looking down at me; I knew that she must be my grandmother.
For an instant, Cora and Alice had stood trembling and bewildered by this unexpected desertion; but before either had leisure for speech, or even thought, an officer of gigantic frame, whose locks were bleached with years and service, but whose air of military grandeur had been rather softened than destroyed by time, rushed out of the body of mist, and folded them to his bosom, while large scalding tears rolled down his pale and wrinkled cheeks, and he exclaimed, in the peculiar accent of Scotland:
The old Inspector -- who, by-the-bye, l regret to say, was overthrown and killed by a horse some time ago, else he would certainly have lived for ever -- he, and all those other venerable personages who sat with him at the receipt of custom, are but shadows in my view: white-headed and wrinkled images, which my fancy used to sport with, and has now flung aside for ever.
A still duskier place is this, with such low ponderous beams above, and such old wrinkled planks beneath, that you would almost fancy you trod some old craft's cockpits, especially of such a howling night, when this corner-anchored old ark rocked so furiously.
Jukniene was a wizened-up little woman, with a wrinkled face.
Her straight, well-formed nose, her finely-cut mouth, and the graceful contour of her head and neck, showed that she must once have been beautiful; but her face was deeply wrinkled with lines of pain, and of proud and bitter endurance.
One woman and four men -- all bent, and wrinkled, and mind-extinguished patriarchs.