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Definition of 'wrinkle'


  1. a slight depression in the smoothness of a surface; "his face has many lines"; "ironing gets rid of most wrinkles"
       Synonyms: furrow crease crinkle seam line
  2. a minor difficulty; "they finally have the wrinkles pretty well ironed out"
  3. a clever method of doing something (especially something new and different)


  1. gather or contract into wrinkles or folds; pucker; "purse ones's lips"
       Synonyms: purse
  2. make wrinkles or creases into a smooth surface; "The dress got wrinkled"
       Synonyms: ruckle crease crinkle scrunch scrunch up crisp
  3. make wrinkled or creased; "furrow one's brow"
       Synonyms: furrow crease
  4. become wrinkled or crumpled or creased; "This fabric won't wrinkle"
       Synonyms: rumple crumple crease crinkle

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