wrinkle [-s] n

obscure origin, possibly a backformation of wrinkled, adj.

  1. Crack; crevice; rut; furrow; groove.
  2. Crease; line; grimace; [fig.] sign; mark; evidence of pain.
  3. Corrugation; fold of skin; line on the skin caused by aging.

wrinkle [-d] v

see wrinkle, n.

  1. Make to have ridges; caused to have lines.
  2. Make rough; cause a ripple in.
  3. Contract; constrict; make a furrow; move from side to side like a snake; [fig.] move quickly.