Meaning of WRINKLE in English

WRINKLE

I. noun

COLLOCATIONS FROM OTHER ENTRIES

wrinkle your nose (= move the muscles near your nose when you do not like something )

Susan looked at the meal and wrinkled her nose.

wrinkled (= covered in lines because of age )

an old lady with wrinkled skin

wrinkled/lined (= with a lot of small lines, especially because of old age )

His wrinkled face must once have been handsome.

your brow furrows/creases/wrinkles (= lines appear on your brow because you are thinking or are worried )

His brow furrowed. ‘I don’t understand,’ he said.

EXAMPLES FROM OTHER ENTRIES

Her face was old and covered in wrinkles.

If you hang that dress over the bath, the steam will get the wrinkles out.

It's made from a special fabric that doesn't leave any wrinkles after you wash it.

My skirt's full of wrinkles.

EXAMPLES FROM CORPUS

In other accounts, Pliny the Elder wrote that Persian women massaged their faces with yogurt to prevent wrinkles.

In the world of beauty, wrinkles are big business.

Indeed, as he shut the car door, he brushed at one sleeve as if to remove wrinkles as well as fluff.

It's designed to gently exercise the small, delicate facial muscles to help prevent wrinkles and sagging.

J., drug maker will begin marketing Renova, its new brand name for the prescription wrinkle cream, by February.

Rather well, with some odd wrinkles, would be my verdict.

Sure, there are a few unusual wrinkles.

II. verb

COLLOCATIONS FROM CORPUS

■ NOUN

forehead

One whale suffered from ` a peculiar snow-white wrinkled forehead ...

Open lips, wrinkled forehead , the skin expressing utter surrender, traits of the original person.

nose

Isobel looked up and laughed herself, her nose wrinkling up like a child's.

At the same time as her nose wrinkled , the corners of her mouth turned down and her eyelids drooped.

EXAMPLES FROM OTHER ENTRIES

My blue jacket wrinkles too easily.

EXAMPLES FROM CORPUS

Isobel looked up and laughed herself, her nose wrinkling up like a child's.

With slow wrinkling his stiff face relaxed now and then into a feminine tender smile.

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