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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :
Wrinkle \Wrin"kle\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Wrinkled; p. pr. & vb.
1. To contract into furrows and prominences; to make a
wrinkle or wrinkles in; to corrugate; as, wrinkle the skin
or the brow. "Sport that wrinkled Care derides." --Milton.
Her wrinkled form in black and white arrayed.
2. Hence, to make rough or uneven in any way.
A keen north wind that, blowing dry,
Wrinkled the face of deluge, as decayed. --Milton.
Then danced we on the wrinkled sand. --Bryant.
To wrinkle at, to sneer at. [Obs.] --Marston.
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :
adj 1: marked by wrinkles; "tired travelers in wrinkled clothes"
[syn: wrinkled, wrinkly] [ant: unwrinkled,
2: (of linens or clothes) not ironed; "a pile of unironed
laundry"; "wore unironed jeans" [syn: unironed, wrinkled]
From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :
131 Moby Thesaurus words for "wrinkled":
advanced, advanced in life, advanced in years, aged,
along in years, ancient, atrophied, brittle, canaliculate,
canaliculated, chamfered, channeled, clamped, cockled, cockly,
compressed, concentrated, condensed, consolidated, constricted,
contracted, corduroy, corduroyed, corrugate, corrugated, costate,
cragged, craggy, cramped, creased, crimped, crimpy, crinkled,
crinkly, crumpled, cut, dadoed, desiccated, dried-up, elderly,
emaciated, engraved, fluted, furrowed, gashed, goffered, gouged,
gravelly, gray, gray with age, gray-haired, gray-headed, grooved,
grown old, harsh, hoar, hoary, incised, ironbound, jagged, jaggy,
knitted, knotted, nipped, old, old as Methuselah, papery,
parchmenty, patriarchal, pinched, pinched-in, pleated, puckered,
puckery, pursed, pursy, rabbeted, ragged, ribbed, ridged, rifled,
rimpled, rippled, rockbound, rocky, rucked, rugged, rugose, rugous,
rumpled, rutted, rutty, saw-toothed, sawtooth, scored, scragged,
scraggly, scraggy, scratched, senectuous, sere, serrate, serrated,
shriveled, shrunken, slit, snagged, snaggled, snaggy, solidified,
squeezed, stony, strangled, strangulated, striated, sulcate,
sulcated, troughed, venerable, wasp-waisted, wasted, white,
white with age, white-bearded, white-crowned, white-haired, wilted,
withered, wizened, wrinkly, years old
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