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Synonyms for wrinkleˈrɪŋ kəl

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. wrinkle, furrow, crease, crinkle, seam, line(noun)

    a slight depression in the smoothness of a surface

    "his face has many lines"; "ironing gets rid of most wrinkles"

    Synonyms:
    kris, course, billet, short letter, assembly line, crease, melodic phrase, argumentation, railway line, argument, pedigree, product line, plication, parentage, melodic line, rail line, business line, contrast, communication channel, job, phone line, line of products, cable, bend, occupation, credit line, crimp, note, personal line of credit, flexure, line of reasoning, pipeline, descent, creese, demarcation, stemma, channel, tune, bank line, agate line, line of work, dividing line, stock, business, line of credit, furrow, lineage, wrinkle, bed, line of merchandise, origin, personal credit line, logical argument, line, fold, line of descent, melody, telephone circuit, line of business, air, bloodline, transmission line, strain, telephone line, seam, crinkle, production line, subscriber line, ancestry, blood, blood line

  2. wrinkle(noun)

    a minor difficulty

    "they finally have the wrinkles pretty well ironed out"

    Synonyms:
    seam, crease, crinkle, furrow, line

  3. wrinkle(verb)

    a clever method of doing something (especially something new and different)

    Synonyms:
    seam, crease, crinkle, furrow, line

  4. purse, wrinkle(verb)

    gather or contract into wrinkles or folds; pucker

    "purse ones's lips"

    Synonyms:
    ruckle, crinkle, scrunch up, crumple, purse, crease, crisp, scrunch, rumple, wrinkle, furrow

  5. wrinkle, ruckle, crease, crinkle, scrunch, scrunch up, crisp(verb)

    make wrinkles or creases on a smooth surface; make a pressed, folded or wrinkled line in

    "The dress got wrinkled"; "crease the paper like this to make a crane"

    Synonyms:
    toast, crump, crease, crispen, ruckle, graze, rumple, crisp, hunker down, wrinkle, thud, crinkle, purse, hunker, rake, furrow, scrunch, crouch, scrunch up, crumple, squat

  6. furrow, wrinkle, crease(verb)

    make wrinkled or creased

    "furrow one's brow"

    Synonyms:
    rut, crease, ruckle, graze, groove, chamfer, crisp, chase, crinkle, purse, rake, wrinkle, furrow, scrunch, scrunch up, crumple, rumple

  7. rumple, crumple, wrinkle, crease, crinkle(verb)

    become wrinkled or crumpled or creased

    "This fabric won't wrinkle"

    Synonyms:
    ruffle up, furrow, ruckle, crease, graze, rumple, pucker, break down, collapse, wrinkle, purse, crumble, buckle, rake, knit, tumble, ruffle, mess up, crinkle, crisp, scrunch up, cockle, crumple, scrunch

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. wrinkle(n.)

    Synonyms:
    furrow, crease, fold, plait, gather, pucker, rumple, corrugation, rimple

  2. wrinkle(n.)

    Synonyms:
    [Colloquial.] notion, whim, fancy, whimsey, caprice, crotchet, vagary, freak, quirk, maggot

  3. wrinkle(v. a.)

    Synonyms:
    corrugato, crease, rumple, cockle, pucker, crumple

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List of paraphrases:

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Translations for wrinkle

From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary

  • جعدة, تجعدArabic
  • qırışAzerbaijani
  • маршчынаBelarusian
  • бръчка, гънкаBulgarian
  • vráskaCzech
  • krølleDanish
  • altern, zerknittern, Falte, runzelig werden, Runzel, verschrumpeln, Problem, schrumpelnGerman
  • ζαρώνω, ζάρα, ρυτίδα, πτυχήGreek
  • arrugar, aspereza, arruga, imperfecciónSpanish
  • kortsud, kortsEstonian
  • چروکPersian
  • ryppy, rypistyä, bugi, vika, lastentauti, kurtistaa, rypistää, juonne, kurtistua, virheFinnish
  • rider, froisser, ride, aspérité, plisserFrench
  • gyűrődés, barázda, redő, ránc, egyenetlenségHungarian
  • կնճիռArmenian
  • hrukka, korpaIcelandic
  • raggrinzire, asperità, spiegazzare, imperfezione, irregolarità, crepa, rugaItalian
  • 皺, しわが寄る, 皺ばむJapanese
  • 주름지다Korean
  • چرچ کردن, چرجKurdish
  • rugaLatin
  • ngene, hākorukoru, rehe, rehengaMāori
  • rimpel, kreukenDutch
  • pomarszczyć, zmarszczkaPolish
  • ruga, amassar, enrugarPortuguese
  • hawch'ayQuechua
  • cuta, zbârci, plisa, încreți, ridaRomanian
  • сморщить, мять, морщина, морщить, сморщиться, складка, смять, морщиться, сминатьRussian
  • набирати, набор, nabirati, борати, bora, nabor, borati, бораSerbo-Croatian
  • gubaSlovene
  • rrudhëAlbanian
  • kırışıklık, problem, sorun, buruşuklukTurkish
  • зморшкаUkrainian

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