shriv‧elalsoshrivel up past tense and past participle shrivelled, present participle shrivellingBritish English, past tense and past participle shriveled, present participle shrivelingAmerican English [intransitive and transitive]
if something shrivels, or if it is shrivelled, it becomes smaller and its surface becomes covered in lines because it is very dry or old:
The leaves change colour, then shrivel.
—shrivelledBritish English; shriveled American Englishadjective:
a shrivelled apple
Definition from the Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English Advanced Learner's Dictionary.