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Synonyms for wrinkle
ˈrɪŋ kəl

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. wrinkle, furrow, crease, crinkle, seam, line(noun)

    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. wrinkle(noun)

    a minor difficulty

    "they finally have the wrinkles pretty well ironed out"

    Synonyms:
    seam, crease, crinkle, furrow, line

  3. wrinkle(verb)

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

    Synonyms:
    seam, crease, crinkle, furrow, line

  4. purse, wrinkle(verb)

    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, crisp(verb)

    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, crease(verb)

    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, crinkle(verb)

    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

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. wrinkle(n.)

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

  2. wrinkle(n.)

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

  3. wrinkle(v. a.)

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

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. wrinkle(n)

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

  2. wrinkle(n. pl)

    Synonyms:
    crow\'s feet

  3. wrinkle(v)

    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. 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.

  2. Immanuel Hermann Fichte:

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

  3. Samuel Ullman:

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

  4. 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.

  5. Reese Witherspoon:

    I see [ fear ] as this little creature that lives in my life all the time, and I can either pay it attention and not get anything done or I can march ahead and ignore it, sometimes I just have to jump two feet into a cold pool and go, ‘ OK, I believe in Reese Witherspoon enough, I know I work hard. I know I can always bet on Reese Witherspoon. Over the past few months, the Wrinkle In Time actress has been vunerable after revealing to the world that she was sexually assaulted by a director while on the set of the film when she was 16 years old.

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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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