Definition of wrinkle:
- A notion or fancy; a whim; as, to have a new wrinkle.
- A small ridge, prominence, or furrow formed by the shrinking or contraction of any smooth substance; a corrugation; a crease; a slight fold; as, wrinkle in the skin; a wrinkle in cloth.
- A winkle.
- hence, any roughness; unevenness.
- Hence, to make rough or uneven in any way.
- To contract into furrows and prominences; to make a wrinkle or wrinkles in; to corrugate; as, wrinkle the skin or the brow.
- To shrink into furrows and ridges.
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- stratagem (part of speech: noun)
- wrinkle (part of speech: verb)
He wondered whether the faint wrinkle of a frown under the bronze- flecked hair on her forehead was as much the expression of puzzled memory as she was trying to make it seem; there did appear something not wholly ingenuous in her looks just then.- "Joan of Arc of the North Woods", Holman Day.
- "God's Good Man", Marie Corelli.
For the unhappy lad had already learned to read the face of the turnkey, and knew very well that every wrinkle of the forehead which was caused by him must be atoned for with dreadful sufferings, abuses, and blows.- "Marie Antoinette And Her Son", Louise Muhlbach Official.