Definition of shrivelled in English:


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Pronunciation: /ˈʃrɪvld
(US shriveled)


  • Wrinkled and shrunken, especially as a result of loss of moisture or old age: a handful of shrivelled leaves his shrivelled limbs
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    • Out in the sticks last weekend, the sheep looked like shrivelled prunes on legs.
    • The resultant plants were nothing more than shriveled clumps.
    • Victims can be left with disfigured or shrivelled limbs.

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