Definition of shriveled in English:

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shriveled

Pronunciation: /ˈSHriv(ə)ld/
(British shrivelled)

adjective

Wrinkled and contracted, especially due to loss of moisture or old age: her long, shriveled hand
More example sentences
  • 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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