Complete Definition of "wrinkle"

English

Pronunciation
audio|en-us-wrinkle.ogg|Audio (US)
Rhymes: Rhymes:English:-ɪÅkÉl|-ɪÅkÉl

Noun
en-noun

  1. A small furrow, ridge or crease in an otherwise smooth surface.
  2. A line or crease in the skin, especially when caused by age or fatigue.

#:Spending time out in the sun may cause you to develop wrinkles sooner.

  1. A fault, imperfection or bug especially in a new system or product; typically, they will need to be iron out|ironed out.

#:Three months later, we're still discovering new wrinkles.

Translations
trans-top|a furrow in a smooth surface
Croatian: nabor m
Finnish: ryppy, juonne
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Kurdish: KUchar|Úرج
Spanish: arruga f, aspereza f
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trans-top|a line or crease in the skin
Croatian: bora f
Czech: vráska f
Dutch: rimpel m
Finnish: ryppy
French: ride#French|ride f
German: Falte f, Runzel f
Italian: ruga#Italian|ruga f
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Japanese: ãã (shiwa)
Latin: ruga f
Mandarin: zh-ts|çºç´|ç±çº¹ (zhòuwén)
Portuguese: ruga#Portuguese|ruga f
Slovene: guba f
Spanish: arruga f
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trans-top|a fault, imperfection or bug
Finnish: vika, virhe
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Spanish: imperfección f
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ttbc|Albanian: rrudhë f
ttbc|Bulgarian: бÑÑÑка f
ttbc|Catalan: arruga f
ttbc|German: Runzel f
ttbc|Hungarian: ránc
ttbc|Romanian: rid m, zbârciturÄ f, incretiturÄ f
ttbc|Telugu: à°®à±à°¡à±à°¤à°²à± (muDutalu)

Verb
en-verb|wrinkl|ing

  1. (transitive) To make wrinkles in; to cause to have wrinkles.

#:Be careful not to wrinkle your dress before we arrive.

  1. (intransitive) To pucker or become uneven or irregular.

#:An hour in the tub will cause your fingers to wrinkle.

Translations
trans-top|To make wrinkles in; to cause to have wrinkles
Croatian: borati, nabirati
Danish: krølle
Dutch: kreuken
Finnish: rypistää
French: rider#French|rider, plisser
German: zerknittern
Greek: ζαÏÏÎ½Ï (zarono)
Italian: raggrinzire, spiegazzare
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Japanese: ããã«ãªã (shiwa ni naru)
Korean: 주ë¦ì§ë¤
Kurdish: KUchar|ÚØ±Ú Ú©Ø±Ø¯Ù
Polish: pomarszczyÄ
Portuguese: enrugar
Spanish: arrugar
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trans-top|To pucker or become uneven or irregular
Croatian: borati se, nabirati se
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Related terms
Wrinkley - an older person (not necessarily pejorative)
unwrinkled
wrinkle-free

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