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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 ?
Champollion deciphered the wrinkled granite hieroglyphics.
It was an old man that made his way alone through the gloomy jungle, a wrinkled, dried up, little old man hideously scarred and tattooed and strangely garbed, with the skin of a hyena about his shoulders and the dried head mounted upon his grey pate.
A Fox asked him, "How can you pretend to prescribe for others, when you are unable to heal your own lame gait and wrinkled skin?'
It seemed to have crept like a horrible disease over the wrinkled fingers.
The first face which appeared at the aperture, with eyelids turned up to the reds, a mouth open like a maw, and a brow wrinkled like our hussar boots of the Empire, evoked such an inextinguishable peal of laughter that Homer would have taken all these louts for gods.
Beads of perspiration followed the seams of his high, wrinkled forehead, replacing the tears which might have lessened the pressure upon his overwrought nerves.
Already a septuagenarian, tall, withered, pale, and wrinkled, the baroness exactly resembled those old women whom Schnetz puts into the Italian scenes of his "genre" pictures.
Still, nevertheless, with an earnest shout, and evidently with as much good faith as ever, the people bellowed 'He is the very image of the Great Stone Face!' But Ernest turned sadly from the wrinkled shrewdness of that sordid visage, and gazed up the valley, where, amid a gathering mist, gilded by the last sunbeams, he could still distinguish those glorious features which had impressed themselves into his soul.
The old housewife, her face covered with wrinkles which wrinkled even her lips, was waiting on Vasili Andreevich.
That night came Aunt Ellen, gentle, sentimental, wrinkled, sighing, oppressed by wealth, in to Brother Anthony at his evening paper, and began discourse on the subject of lovers' woes.
The omelette ready, we sat down at table and were silently eating, when the door was pushed open and an old woman, dressed in rags, leaning on a stick, her head doddering, her white hair hanging loosely over her wrinkled forehead, appeared on the threshold.
there yet is man -- Man, the divinest of all things, whose heart Hath known the shipwreck of a thousand hopes, Who bears a hundred wrinkled tragedies Upon the parchment of his brow, whose soul Strange cares have lined and interlined, until Beneath the burden of life his inmost self Bows down.