1. a slight depression or fold in the smoothness of a surface
- ironing gets rid of most wrinkles
2. a minor difficulty
- they finally have the wrinkles pretty well ironed out
3. a clever method of doing something (especially something new and different)
Sentences with wrinkle as a noun:
- Spending time out in the sun may cause you to develop wrinkles sooner.
- Three months later, we're still discovering new wrinkles.
- to have a new wrinkle
1. gather or contract into wrinkles or folds; pucker
Similar word(s): purse
2. make wrinkles or creases on a smooth surface; make a pressed, folded or wrinkled line in; `crisp' is archaic
- The dress got wrinkled
3. make wrinkled or creased
4. become wrinkled or crumpled or creased
- This fabric won't wrinkle
Sentences with wrinkle as a verb:
- Be careful not to wrinkle your dress before we arrive.
- An hour in the tub will cause your fingers to wrinkle.
- The skin is the substance that wrinkles, shows age, stretches, scars and cuts.