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wrinkle

Pronunciation: /ˈrɪŋkəl/

Translation of wrinkle in Spanish:

noun/nombre

  • 1 1.1 (in skin) arruga (feminine)
    Example sentences
    • The peel will reduce fine lines and wrinkles, smooth the skin, reduce pore size, even skin tone and improve elasticity.
    • There are all manner of expensive injectable treatments that will fill lines, wrinkles and folds, but they only last for six to 12 months.
    • When used correctly, glycolic acid can provide gentle exfoliation that reduces the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles and makes skin more radiant.
    1.2 (in cloth, paper) arruga (feminine) to iron out the wrinkles limar las asperezas
  • 2 (American English/inglés norteamericano) 2.1 (tip, shortcut) [colloquial/familiar] truco (masculine), tip (masculine) (Mexico/México) 2.2 (angle, aspect) enfoque (masculine)
    Example sentences
    • The revamped standard of officiating and new rule wrinkles enhanced the postseason action, giving fans the most entertaining run for the Cup in over a decade.
    • But, there have been enough wrinkles in recent events to suggest that we are not simply seeing the standard food chain of capitalism in action.

intransitive verb/verbo intransitivo

  • [skin/cloth/garment] arrugarse*

transitive verb/verbo transitivo

  • [cloth] arrugar* to wrinkle one's forehead fruncir* el ceño

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