Meaning of wrinkle


Pronunciation: (ring'kul), [key]
— n., v., -kled, -kling.
  1. a small furrow or crease in the skin, esp. of the face, as from aging or frowning.
  2. a temporary slight ridge or furrow on a surface, due to contraction, folding, crushing, or the like.
  1. to form wrinkles in; corrugate; crease: Don't wrinkle your dress.
  1. to become wrinkled.


Pronunciation: (ring'kul), [key]
— n. Informal.
  1. an ingenious trick or device; a clever innovation: a new advertising wrinkle.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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