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wrinkle1

wrin·kle1

wrinkle1

 
 
pronunciation:
rIng kl
parts of speech:
noun, verb
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part of speech: noun
definition: a fold or ridge on an otherwise flat surface, such as cloth or skin.
You'll need to iron the wrinkles out of your gown.People get wrinkles on their faces as they grow old.
synonyms:
crease
similar words:
crinkle, fold, gather, pleat, ridge, tuck
 
part of speech: verb
inflections: wrinkled, wrinkles, wrinkling
definition: to make or cause folds or ridges in.
The baby wrinkled her nose at the smell of the peas.The kitten sat on my lap and wrinkled my skirt.
synonyms:
crease, crinkle, crumple, pucker
similar words:
furrow, gather, knit, purse, ridge
derivations: wrinkleless (adj.), wrinkly (adj.)
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