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Synonyms for wrinkle
ˈrɪŋ kəlwrin·kle

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. wrinkle, furrow, crease, crinkle, seam, linenoun

    a slight depression in the smoothness of a surface

    "his face has many lines"; "ironing gets rid of most wrinkles"

    Synonyms:
    kris, course, billet, short letter, assembly line, crease, melodic phrase, argumentation, railway line, argument, pedigree, product line, plication, parentage, melodic line, rail line, business line, contrast, communication channel, job, phone line, line of products, cable, bend, occupation, credit line, crimp, note, personal line of credit, flexure, line of reasoning, pipeline, descent, creese, demarcation, stemma, channel, tune, bank line, agate line, line of work, dividing line, stock, business, line of credit, furrow, lineage, bed, line of merchandise, origin, personal credit line, logical argument, line, fold, line of descent, melody, telephone circuit, line of business, air, bloodline, transmission line, strain, telephone line, seam, crinkle, production line, subscriber line, ancestry, blood, blood line

  2. wrinklenoun

    a minor difficulty

    "they finally have the wrinkles pretty well ironed out"

    Synonyms:
    seam, crease, crinkle, furrow, line

  3. wrinkleverb

    a clever method of doing something (especially something new and different)

    Synonyms:
    seam, crease, crinkle, furrow, line

  4. purse, wrinkleverb

    gather or contract into wrinkles or folds; pucker

    "purse ones's lips"

    Synonyms:
    ruckle, crinkle, scrunch up, crumple, purse, crease, crisp, scrunch, rumple, furrow

  5. wrinkle, ruckle, crease, crinkle, scrunch, scrunch up, crispverb

    make wrinkles or creases on a smooth surface; make a pressed, folded or wrinkled line in

    "The dress got wrinkled"; "crease the paper like this to make a crane"

    Synonyms:
    toast, crump, crease, crispen, ruckle, graze, rumple, crisp, hunker down, thud, crinkle, purse, hunker, rake, furrow, scrunch, crouch, scrunch up, crumple, squat

  6. furrow, wrinkle, creaseverb

    make wrinkled or creased

    "furrow one's brow"

    Synonyms:
    rut, crease, ruckle, graze, groove, chamfer, crisp, chase, crinkle, purse, rake, furrow, scrunch, scrunch up, crumple, rumple

  7. rumple, crumple, wrinkle, crease, crinkleverb

    become wrinkled or crumpled or creased

    "This fabric won't wrinkle"

    Synonyms:
    ruffle up, furrow, ruckle, crease, graze, rumple, pucker, break down, collapse, purse, crumble, buckle, rake, knit, tumble, ruffle, mess up, crinkle, crisp, scrunch up, cockle, crumple, scrunch

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Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. wrinklenoun

    Synonyms:
    furrow, crease, fold, plait, gather, pucker, rumple, corrugation, rimple

  2. wrinklenoun

    Synonyms:
    [Colloquial.] notion, whim, fancy, whimsey, caprice, crotchet, vagary, freak, quirk, maggot

  3. wrinkleverb

    Synonyms:
    corrugato, crease, rumple, cockle, pucker, crumple

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. wrinklenoun

    Synonyms:
    corrugation, pucker, crease, furrow, rumple, crinkle, ruck, notion, fancy, whim, caprice, vagary, freak, whimsey

  2. wrinklenoun

    Synonyms:
    crow\'s feet

  3. wrinkleverb

    Synonyms:
    rumple, pucker, corrugate, crease, cockle, ruck, crumple

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "wrinkle":

    ride

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How to use wrinkle in a sentence?

  1. Samuel Ullman:

    Nobody grows old merely by living a number of years. We grow old by deserting our ideals. Years may wrinkle the skin, but to give up enthusiasm wrinkles the soul.

  2. Hossein Salami:

    The blinded enemies of Iran, particularly the planners and coordinators of this cowardly act of terrorism must understand that such savagery will not cause a single wrinkle in our collective will to conquer bright scientific horizons, and be aware that the difficult revenge awaiting them is already an integral part of our work ! .

  3. Ruben Abagyan:

    Imagine that when you get depressed, that not just one location on your forehead — which forms this frown wrinkle — but all the muscles get stressed and constricted, then there is a distributed muscle memory. By breaking that memory by basically relaxing all of them, you break the feedback between the head and the muscles in this case.

  4. Made:

    Ricky See thats what I'm talking about bobby, first class. You've got to get used to this my man, you deserve it. Hey ladies, you missed out on staying at the SoHo Grand on this trip you know what I mean. Listen, I'd offer you a ride in my limo, but I got to stretch my shit out. I'm a tall drink of water, don't want to wrinkle anything.

  5. Immanuel Hermann Fichte:

    Years may wrinkle the skin, but to give up enthusiasm wrinkles the soul!


Translations for wrinkle

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  • جعدة, تجعدArabic
  • qırışAzerbaijani
  • маршчынаBelarusian
  • бръчка, гънкаBulgarian
  • vráskaCzech
  • krølleDanish
  • altern, zerknittern, Falte, runzelig werden, Runzel, verschrumpeln, Problem, schrumpelnGerman
  • ζαρώνω, ζάρα, ρυτίδα, πτυχήGreek
  • arrugar, aspereza, arruga, imperfecciónSpanish
  • kortsud, kortsEstonian
  • چروکPersian
  • ryppy, rypistyä, bugi, vika, lastentauti, kurtistaa, rypistää, juonne, kurtistua, virheFinnish
  • rider, froisser, ride, aspérité, plisserFrench
  • gyűrődés, barázda, redő, ránc, egyenetlenségHungarian
  • կնճիռArmenian
  • hrukka, korpaIcelandic
  • raggrinzire, asperità, spiegazzare, imperfezione, irregolarità, crepa, rugaItalian
  • 皺, しわが寄る, 皺ばむJapanese
  • 주름지다Korean
  • چرچ کردن, چرجKurdish
  • rugaLatin
  • ngene, hākorukoru, rehe, rehengaMāori
  • rimpel, kreukenDutch
  • pomarszczyć, zmarszczkaPolish
  • ruga, amassar, enrugarPortuguese
  • hawch'ayQuechua
  • cuta, zbârci, plisa, încreți, ridaRomanian
  • сморщить, мять, морщина, морщить, сморщиться, складка, смять, морщиться, сминатьRussian
  • набирати, набор, nabirati, борати, bora, nabor, borati, бораSerbo-Croatian
  • gubaSlovene
  • rrudhëAlbanian
  • kırışıklık, problem, sorun, buruşuklukTurkish
  • зморшкаUkrainian
  • nếp nhănVietnamese

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