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  • adj. Uneven, with many furrows and prominent points, often in reference to the skin or hide of animals.
  • v. Simple past tense and past participle of wrinkle.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • In zoology, marked with parallel and somewhat irregular raised lines; having wrinkles; rugose; corrugated.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adj. (of linens or clothes) not ironed
  • adj. marked by wrinkles


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  • It does not matter if this project ends up a little wrinkled from the glue.

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  • A ghastly grin wrinkled his lips as he gazed on me, where I sat fulfilling the task which he had allotted to me.

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  • His jaws opened, and he muttered some inarticulate sounds, while a grin wrinkled his cheeks.

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  • But then the smell of her turned foul, her golden skin wrinkled and became an ashen gray, her once young and lovely face a grinning mask of horror and death.

    When Time Was Young

  • Y. someone a long long time in the future, in a galaxy far far away said ... you'd think that the emperor would know how to spell. but noooo ... too busy sitting around being sinister and wrinkled, is he?

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  • The result was that the suit was totally ruined by the shedding fluff of the car seat cover, shrunken and mis-shaped by the hot water, and totally wrinkled from the heavy wash cycle.

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  • His jaws opened, and he uttered some inarticulate sounds, while a grin wrinkled his cheeks.

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  • His jaws opened and he muttered some inarticulate sounds, while a grin wrinkled his cheeks.

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  • Spigotty police, in wrinkled linen uniforms, swing their clubs valiantly, and, in contrast with our husky sentries of the regular army, appear pathetically small of stature, pinched of chest, and narrow of shoulder.


  • And there's no way the bulge can be described as a wrinkled shirt...

    All this and greasy typing fingers too


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