unwrinkled

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Etymology[edit]

un- +‎ wrinkled

Adjective[edit]

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, London: Longman, Rees, Orme, Brown, Green, & Longman, Volume 3, p. 253,[2]
      Where pity, to the mind conveyed
      In pleasure, is the darkest shade
      That Time, unwrinkled grandsire, flings
      From his smoothly gliding wings.
    • 1939, John Steinbeck, The Grapes of Wrath, Pengin, 1992, Chapter Six, p. 61,[3]
      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, Hornblower and the Atropos, London: Michael Joseph, Chapter 9,[4]
      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.

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Verb[edit]

unwrinkled

  1. simple past tense and past participle of unwrinkle