Thesaurus > Related Words: wrinkle

  Words related to wrinkle

Related / Similar Words: furrow, crease, crinkle, seam, line, rumple, crumple, ruckle, scrunch, scrunch up, crisp, purse

 

Definition:
  • a clever method of doing something (especially something new and different);
  • a minor difficulty; "they finally have the wrinkles pretty well ironed out";
  • a slight depression in the smoothness of a surface; "his face has many lines"; "ironing gets rid of most wrinkles";
  • become wrinkled or crumpled or creased; "This fabric won''t wrinkle";
  • make wrinkled or creased; "furrow one''s brow";
  • make wrinkles or creases into a smooth surface; "The dress got wrinkled";
  • gather or contract into wrinkles or folds; pucker; "purse ones''s lips";

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    Hyponyms: crow's foot, crow's feet, laugh line, dermatoglyphic, frown line, line of life, life line, lifeline, line of heart, heart line, love line, mensal line, line of fate, line of destiny, line of Saturn, pucker, rumple, cockle, crumple, knit, ruck, ruck up

     

    Part Meronyms: skin, tegument, cutis

     

    Derivational Morphology: line, rumple, crumple, crease, crinkle, ruckle, scrunch, scrunch up, crisp, furrow, purse, seam

     

    Language Translations:
    Croatian: bora and borati   Danish: krølle  
    Dutch: kreuken and rimpel   Finnish: rypistää and ryppy  
    French: ride and rider   German: Falte and zerknittern  
    Greek: ζαρώνω   Hungarian: ránc  
    Italian: raggrinzire and ruga   Japanese: しわ and しわになる  
    Korean: 주름지다   Latin: ruga  
    Polish: pomarszczyć   Portuguese: enrugar and ruga  
    Slovene: guba   Spanish: arruga and arrugar  
     
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