Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English homepage

wrinkle

2 verb
     
Related topics: Human
wrinkle2
1HBH [intransitive and transitive] also wrinkle up if you wrinkle a part of your face, or if it wrinkles, small lines appear on it:
Alex wrinkled up her nose at the smell.
Carter wrinkled his forehead in concentration.
His brow wrinkled when he saw us.
2 [intransitive] if a piece of clothing wrinkles, it gets small untidy folds in it [= crease]:
The trouble with linen is that it wrinkles so easily.

Dictionary pictures of the day
Do you know what each of these is called?
What is the word for picture 1? What is the word for picture 2? What is the word for picture 3? What is the word for picture 4?
Click on any of the pictures above to find out what it is called.

Explore our topic dictionary