HyperDic: wrinkle

English > 7 senses of the word wrinkle:
NOUNshapewrinkle, furrow, crease, crinkle, seam, linea slight depression in the smoothness of a surface
cognitionwrinklea minor difficulty
cognitionwrinklea clever method of doing something (especially something new and different)
VERBcontactwrinkle, pursegather or contract into wrinkles or folds
contactwrinkle, ruckle, crease, crinkle, scrunch, scrunch up, crispmake wrinkles or creases on a smooth surface
contactwrinkle, furrow, creasemake wrinkled or creased
changewrinkle, rumple, crumple, crease, crinklebecome wrinkled or crumpled or creased
wrinkle > pronunciation
Soundsrih'ngkahl
Rhymesabdominal ... zoological: 2115 rhymes with ahl...
English > wrinkle: 7 senses > noun 1, shape
MeaningA slight depression in the smoothness of a surface.
Example "ironing gets rid of most wrinkles"
Synonymsfurrow, crease, crinkle, seam, line
Part ofskin, tegument, cutisA natural protective body covering and site of the sense of touch
Narrowercrow's foot, crow's feet, laugh lineA wrinkle in the skin at the outer corner of your eyes
dermatoglyphicThe lines that form patterns on the skin (especially on the fingertips and the palms of the hands and the soles of the feet)
frown lineA facial wrinkle associated with frowning
line of fate, line of destiny, line of SaturnA crease on the palm
line of heart, heart line, love line, mensal lineA crease on the palm
line of life, life line, lifelineA crease on the palm
Broaderdepression, impression, imprintA concavity in a surface produced by pressing
Spanisharruga, surco
Catalanarruga, solc
Adjectiveswrinkleproof, wrinkle-resistantof fabric that does not wrinkle easily
Verbswrinklebecome wrinkled or crumpled or creased
wrinklemake wrinkles or creases on a smooth surface
wrinklegather or contract into wrinkles or folds
wrinklemake wrinkled or creased
English > wrinkle: 7 senses > noun 2, cognition
MeaningA minor difficulty.
Example"they finally have the wrinkles pretty well ironed out"
BroaderdifficultyA factor causing trouble in achieving a positive result or tending to produce a negative result
English > wrinkle: 7 senses > noun 3, cognition
MeaningA clever method of doing something (especially something new and different).
BroadermethodA way of doing something, especially a systematic way
English > wrinkle: 7 senses > verb 1, contact
MeaningGather or contract into wrinkles or folds; pucker.
PatternSomething ----s; Somebody ----s something
Synonympurse
Broadercontractmake smaller
Spanishfruncir
Catalanfrunzir
Nounswrinklea slight depression in the smoothness of a surface
English > wrinkle: 7 senses > verb 2, contact
Meaningmake wrinkles or creases on a smooth surface; make a pressed, folded or wrinkled line in.
PatternSomething ----s; Somebody ----s something; Something ----s something
ModelThey wrinkle the sheets
Example"The dress got wrinkled"
Synonymsruckle, crease, crinkle, scrunch, scrunch up, crisp
Narrowerpucker, rumple, cockle, crumple, knitTo gather something into small wrinkles or folds
pucker, ruck, ruck upBecome wrinkled or drawn together
Broaderfold, fold up, turn upbend or lay so that one part covers the other
Usage ofarchaism, archaicismThe use of an archaic expression
Spanisharrugarse, arrugar
Catalanarrissar-se, arrugar-se, arrugar, cargolar
Nounswrinklea slight depression in the smoothness of a surface
English > wrinkle: 7 senses > verb 3, contact
Meaningmake wrinkled or creased.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Something ----s something
Synonymsfurrow, crease
Broaderfold, fold up, turn upbend or lay so that one part covers the other
Spanisharrugar, estriar, surcar
Catalanarrugar-se
Nounswrinklea slight depression in the smoothness of a surface
English > wrinkle: 7 senses > verb 4, change
MeaningBecome wrinkled or crumpled or creased.
PatternSomething ----s
ModelThe sheets didn't wrinkle; These fabrics wrinkle easily
Example"This fabric won't wrinkle"
Synonymsrumple, crumple, crease, crinkle
Broaderfold, fold upBecome folded or folded up
Spanisharrugar
Nounswrinklea slight depression in the smoothness of a surface

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