unwrinkle

[uhn-ring-kuh l]

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

to smooth the wrinkles from.

Nearby words

  1. unworried,
  2. unworthy,
  3. unwound,
  4. unwrap,
  5. unwreathe,
  6. unwritten,
  7. unwritten constitution,
  8. unwritten law,
  9. unyielding,
  10. unyoke

Origin of unwrinkle

First recorded in 1605–15; un-2 + wrinkle1

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Examples from the Web for unwrinkle

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

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

    Beatrix|Honore de Balzac