Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of verb wrinkle

4 senses of wrinkle

Sense 1
purse, wrinkle -- (gather or contract into wrinkles or folds; pucker; "purse ones's lips")
       => contract -- (make smaller; "The heat contracted the woollen garment")

Sense 2
wrinkle, ruckle, crease, crinkle, scrunch, scrunch up, crisp -- (make wrinkles or creases on a smooth surface; make a pressed, folded or wrinkled line in; "The dress got wrinkled"; "crease the paper like this to make a crane")
       => fold, fold up, turn up -- (bend or lay so that one part covers the other; "fold up the newspaper"; "turn up your collar")

Sense 3
furrow, wrinkle, crease -- (make wrinkled or creased; "furrow one's brow")
       => fold, fold up, turn up -- (bend or lay so that one part covers the other; "fold up the newspaper"; "turn up your collar")

Sense 4
rumple, crumple, wrinkle, crease, crinkle -- (become wrinkled or crumpled or creased; "This fabric won't wrinkle")
       => fold, fold up -- (become folded or folded up; "The bed folds in a jiffy")

Antonyms of adj wrinkled

2 senses of wrinkled

Sense 1
wrinkled (vs. unwrinkled), wrinkly -- (marked by wrinkles; "tired travelers in wrinkled clothes")

unwrinkled (vs. wrinkled), wrinkleless -- (not wrinkled or creased)

Sense 2
unironed (vs. ironed), wrinkled -- ((of linens or clothes) not ironed; "a pile of unironed laundry"; "wore unironed jeans")


Similarity of adj wrinkled

2 senses of wrinkled

Sense 1
wrinkled (vs. unwrinkled), wrinkly -- (marked by wrinkles; "tired travelers in wrinkled clothes")
       => unsmoothed -- (not having been made smooth by having hands run over the surface)
          Also See-> furrowed#1, rugged#2

Sense 2
unironed (vs. ironed), wrinkled -- ((of linens or clothes) not ironed; "a pile of unironed laundry"; "wore unironed jeans")
       => drip-dry, permanent-press -- (used of fabrics that do not require ironing; "drip-dry shirts for travel")
       => roughdried -- ((of laundry) dried but not ironed)
       => unpressed -- ((of clothing) not smoothed with heat)
          Also See-> rough#1, unsmooth#1

2019, Cloud WordNet Browser