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  • IPA(key): /ˈɹɪŋkl̩d/
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  • Hyphenation: wrink‧led


wrinkled (comparative more wrinkled, superlative most wrinkled)

  1. (of a surface) Uneven, with many furrows and prominent points, often in reference to the skin or hide of animals.
    Synonyms: bewrinkled, rugose, wrinkly; see also Thesaurus:wrinkled
    Antonym: unwrinkled
    As the ocean receded from the beach it left the sand appearing wrinkled.
    • 1891, Oscar Wilde, chapter XX, in The Picture of Dorian Gray, London, New York, N.Y., Melbourne, Vic.: Ward Lock & Co., →OCLC, page 334:
      Lying on the floor was a dead man, in evening dress, with a knife in his heart. He was withered, wrinkled, and loathsome of visage. It was not till they had examined the rings that they recognized who it was.




  1. simple past and past participle of wrinkle

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