from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • v. to remove wrinkles from
  • v. to stop being wrinkly

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • transitive v. To reduce from a wrinkled state; to smooth.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • To reduce from a wrinkled state; smooth.


Sorry, no etymologies found.


  • Arthur'd say the color of the cells that cause blue, the dark blue at sunset — petting my hair like it was a rabbit that may bite, and I'd confess I liked the way he looked on a bike while smoothing over his jeans to unwrinkle them, but really they weren't wrinkled.

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  • One ep of Buffy to unwrinkle my brain, then sleep.

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  • And nosebots, if you watch you may just unwrinkle your noses and learn something too.

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  • Olive Oil Ice Cream with Lemon: Most people wrinkled their noses at me when I told them I made olive oil ice cream, and if your nose is currently wrinkled, unwrinkle it!

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  • You can use your dryer to unwrinkle clean, dry clothes from, say, a suitcase or drawer by tumbling them on reduced heat for five to ten minutes.


  • Using the automatic dryer … What goes in the dryer … Load size, temperature, moisture sensing, cycle choices, avoiding overdrying, sorting for drying, operating the dryer … Using the dryer to unwrinkle … Line drying … How to hang things on the line … Hanging dry on hangers or hanging racks … Drying flat


  • To freshen and unwrinkle wool garments, hang them in a steamy bathroom or use a steaming device.


  • I soon determined that the holes were caused by the creases of permanent, natural wrinkles in those places, wrinkles that did not unwrinkle even in laundering.


  • Suppose the ad goes on to say that you can use Downy Wrinkle Release, a P&G product, to unwrinkle your clothes left on the floor in your haste to get into bed.

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  • Family members are less apt to toss hardly worn and used items in the bin if they know they have to wash, dry, and unwrinkle them themselves.

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