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English definition of “wrinkle”


verb [I or T]     /ˈrɪŋ.kl̩/
If skin or material wrinkles, or if something wrinkles it, it gets small lines or folds in it: Sunbathing can prematurely age and wrinkle the skin .Making things more or less smooth or straight wrinkle your brow to make folds appear on your face above your eyes to show that you are surprised or confused Grimacing and frowning wrinkle (up) your nose to show that you dislike something or that you disapprove of something by tightening the muscles in your nose so that small lines appear in the skin : She wrinkled up her nose at the strange smell coming from the kitchen . Amy wrinkled her nose in disapproval .Grimacing and frowning
(Definition of wrinkle verb from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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