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From un- +‎ wrinkled.


unwrinkled (comparative more unwrinkled, superlative most unwrinkled)

  1. Without wrinkles.
    an unwrinkled face
    • 1649, Leonard Willan (translator), The Phrygian Fabulist or, The Fables of Æsop, London: Nicolas Bourn, 101. “The Shipwrackct Shepherd,” p. 84,[1]
      Emtie escaping, home return’d again;
      A few daies after to the same place came:
      Where hee beheld the Sea’s unwrinkled face,
      Smile again on him with alluring Grace.
    • 1832, William Wordsworth, “The Gleaner (Suggested by a picture)”, in The Poetical Works of William Wordsworth[2], volume 3, London: Longman, Rees, Orme, Brown, Green, & Longman, page 253:
      Where pity, to the mind conveyed
      In pleasure, is the darkest shade
      That Time, unwrinkled grandsire, flings
      From his smoothly gliding wings.
    • 1835, [Edward Bulwer-Lytton], “The Knight of Provençe, and His Proposal”, in Rienzi, the Last of the Tribunes. [], volume I, London: Saunders and Otley, [], →OCLC, book II (The Revolution), page 184:
      His fair hair waved long and freely over a white and unwrinkled forehead: the life of a camp and the suns of Italy had but little embrowned his clear and healthful complexion, which retained much of the bloom of youth.
    • 1939, John Steinbeck, chapter 6, in The Grapes of Wrath[3], Pengin, published 1992, page 61:
      Muley’s face was smooth and unwrinkled, but it wore the truculent look of a bad child’s, the mouth held tight and small, the little eyes half scowling, half petulant.
    • 1953, C. S. Forester, chapter 9, in Hornblower and the Atropos[4], London: Michael Joseph:
      The lieutenant of the watch, his telescope quite dazzling with polished brass and pipe-clayed twine, wore spotless and unwrinkled white trousers; the buttons on his well-fitting coat winked in the sunshine.
    Synonyms: wrinkle-free, wrinkleless




  1. simple past and past participle of unwrinkle