Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

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

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

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

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

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

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Examples

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

    Chapter 20

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

    Chapter 5

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

    Archive 2009-01-01

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

    Chapter 4

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

    Chapter 3

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

    One More Altered Box

  • 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?

    Lunch Surprise

  • 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.

    Laundry With Love

  • 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.

    Archive 2005-04-01

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