unwrinkle

[uhn-ring-kuh l]

verb (used with object), un·wrin·kled, un·wrin·kling.

to smooth the wrinkles from.

Origin of unwrinkle

First recorded in 1605–15; un-2 + wrinkle1
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Examples from the Web for unwrinkle

Historical Examples of unwrinkle

  • The eyebrows and lashes had disappeared; the skin, grown hard, could not unwrinkle.

    Beatrix

    Honore de Balzac

  • Hence the Latin phrase, exporrigere frontem—to unwrinkle the brow—means, to be cheerful or merry.