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Definition of Wrinkle


  1. A winkle.
  2. A small ridge, prominence, or furrow formed by the shrinking or contraction of any smooth substance; a corrugation; a crease; a slight fold; as, wrinkle in the skin; a wrinkle in cloth.
  3. hence, any roughness; unevenness.
  4. A notion or fancy; a whim; as, to have a new wrinkle.
  5. To contract into furrows and prominences; to make a wrinkle or wrinkles in; to corrugate; as, wrinkle the skin or the brow.
  6. Hence, to make rough or uneven in any way.
  7. To shrink into furrows and ridges.
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Wrinkle Translations

wrinkle in Dutch is rimpelen, fronsen
wrinkle in French is ride, combine, fronce, pronostic
wrinkle in German is tip, trick, Runzel, kniff
wrinkle in Italian is trucco, grinza, suggerimento, pizzicotto
wrinkle in Portuguese is enrugamento
wrinkle in Spanish is dobladura, zangamanga, truco, arruga
wrinkle in Swedish is skrynkla