from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.
- noun A small furrow, ridge, or crease on a normally smooth surface, caused by crumpling, folding, or shrinking.
- noun A line or crease in the skin, as from age.
- noun A different or unexpected development, action, or idea.
- noun A problem or imperfection.
- intransitive verb To make wrinkles or a wrinkle in.
- intransitive verb To draw up into wrinkles; pucker.
- intransitive verb To form wrinkles.
from The Century Dictionary.
- noun A slight ridge in or raised line on a surface caused by contraction, folding, puckering, or rumpling; a line of corrugation, generally one of a series, either regularly or irregularly disposed; a crease: as, wrinkles in a garment, or in an old man's face; wrinkles (small corrugations) in a rock.
- To form wrinkles in: contract, fold, or pucker into small ridges and furrows or creases; corrugate; crease.
- To become contracted into wrinkles; shrink into furrows and ridges; be marked with wrinkles.
- noun A short pithy piece of information or advice; a valuable hint; a bit of useful knowledge or instruction; a good idea; a trick; a point; a notion; a device.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.
- noun Local, U. S. A winkle.
- intransitive verb To shrink into furrows and ridges.
- noun A small ridge, prominence, or furrow formed by the shrinking or contraction of any smooth substance; a corrugation; a crease; a slight fold
- noun hence, any roughness; unevenness.
- noun colloq. A notion or fancy; a whim.
- transitive verb To contract into furrows and prominences; to make a wrinkle or wrinkles in; to corrugate.
- transitive verb Hence, to make rough or uneven in any way.
- transitive verb [Obs.] to sneer at.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.
- noun A small
furrow, ridgeor creasein an otherwise smooth surface.
- noun A
lineor crease in the skin, especially when caused by ageor fatigue.
- noun A
fault, imperfectionor bugespecially in a new systemor product; typically, they will need to be ironed out.
- verb transitive To make wrinkles in; to cause to have wrinkles.
- verb intransitive To
puckeror become unevenor irregular.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- verb become wrinkled or crumpled or creased
- noun a slight depression in the smoothness of a surface
- verb make wrinkled or creased
- noun a minor difficulty
- verb make wrinkles or creases on a smooth surface; make a pressed, folded or wrinkled line in
- verb gather or contract into wrinkles or folds; pucker
- noun a clever method of doing something (especially something new and different)
from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
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