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1. see wrench.
- wrinkle (v.)
- early 15c. (transitive), probably from stem of Old English gewrinclod "wrinkled, crooked, winding," past participle of gewrinclian "to wind, crease," from perfective prefix ge- + -wrinclian "to wind," from Proto-Germanic *wrankjan (see wrench (v.)). Intransitive sense from 1610s. Related: Wrinkled; wrinkling.
- wrinkle (n.)
- "fold or crease in the extenal body," late 14c.; in cloth or clothing from early 15c., probably from wrinkle (v.). Meaning "defect, problem" first recorded 1640s; that of "idea, device, notion" (especially a new one) is from 1817.
- 1. She wore a brown shirt pressed without a wrinkle.
- 2. He noticed a wrinkle in her stocking.
- 3. The skin on her cheeks and around her eyes was beginning to wrinkle.
- 4. The newest wrinkle in old game of courtship is match - making by computer.
- 5. Put me up to a wrinkle or two.
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