from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • v. A past participle of shrink.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • adj. Reduced in size as a result of shrinkage; shriveled.
  • v. Past participle of shrink

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • p. p. & a. from shrink.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Having shrunk; shriveled up; contracted: as, a shrunken limb.

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

  • adj. lean and wrinkled by shrinkage as from age or illness
  • adj. reduced in efficacy or vitality or intensity


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