verb (used with object), wrin·kled, wrin·kling.
verb (used without object), wrin·kled, wrin·kling.
- wright, willard huntington,
- wring together,
- wrist joint,
- wrist pin
Origin of wrinkle1
Examples from the Web for wrinkled
When they are done, the casing has transformed from translucent membrane into chewy, wrinkled coat.
Meanwhile, I sit in my wrinkled, ill-fitting blazer, sweaty from nerves and running to get to this interview on time.Marlo Thomas Says Girls Should Feel Free to Be Like Hannah Horvath|Emily Shire|April 24, 2014|DAILY BEAST
I remember how we had to reuse the wrinkled brown paper lunch bags with our names on them week after week.Remembering Ma Laureys, the Mother of 10 Christie Slandered to Win His First Election|Michael Daly|January 23, 2014|DAILY BEAST
There were no eyebrows; but under the dirty, wrinkled skin of the forehead a great ridge of bone projected like a shelf.Three Great Men Died That Day: JFK, C.S. Lewis, and Aldous Huxley|John Garth|November 3, 2013|DAILY BEAST
Some men were not men at all but mere preteens; others had wrinkled faces and graying hair.
Personally, he was a striking contrast to the little, haggard and wrinkled Tilly and the dark, silent and gloomy Wallenstein.A History of Germany|Bayard Taylor
Helen wrinkled her nose at him, but she laughed good-naturedly and agreed with him that the trip had been great fun.Ethel Morton at Sweetbrier Lodge|Mabell S. C. Smith
What may be read in many of their wrinkled foreheads,—so absent-looking and sunk in thought?Practical Religion|John Charles Ryle
He wrinkled his forehead, and a cunning grin, inexplicable to Lilly, played about his mouth.The Song of Songs|Hermann Sudermann
His skin was very yellow and wrinkled, and his hair iron gray.The World Set Free|Herbert George Wells
Word Origin for wrinkle
Word Origin for wrinkle
c.1400 (implied in wrinkling), probably from stem of Old English gewrinclod "wrinkled, crooked, winding," past participle of gewrinclian "to wind, crease," from perfective prefix ge- + -wrinclian "to wind," from Proto-Germanic *wrankjan (see wrench (v.)). Related: Wrinkled.
"fold or crease in the extenal body," late 14c.; in cloth or clothing from early 15c., probably from wrinkle (v.). Meaning "defect, problem" first recorded 1640s; that of "idea, device, notion" (especially a new one) is from 1817.