Definition of wrinkly in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈrɪŋkli/

adjective (wrinklier, wrinkliest)

Having many lines or folds: her thin, wrinkly face
More example sentences
  • My face had little wrinkly lines on it from how much I had cried the night before.
  • In any case, the dog should be kept as clean as possible, particularly in wrinkly areas, to help prevent irritations in the skin folds.
  • Last I remember of it, it had several torn and wrinkly pages and the cover was folded and worn out.


(also wrinklie) (plural wrinklies) British informal, derogatory
An old person: none of the wrinklies looked pleased to see their visitors
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  • The battle of the wrinklies commences when the ‘Oldie of the Year’ awards are presented in London.
  • This afternoon there were Victorian-style games, followed by a disco for 2-12s and a 70's disco for the wrinklies.
  • Often dismissed as wrinklies and fogeys, dodderers and ditherers, it turns out that Saga's target audience are, in fact, among the biggest consumers in the country.

Words that rhyme with wrinkly

crinkly, tinkly, twinkly

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Line breaks: wrin¦kly

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