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A slight depression in the smoothness of a surface.  Synonyms: crease, furrow, line, seam, wrinkle.  "Ironing gets rid of most wrinkles"

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"Crinkle" Quotes from Famous Books

... was charming, this girl of a strange race so like his own. A skin from the velvet heart of a rose and eyes that looked deep into his and into his mind when he permitted; eyes, too, that could crinkle to ready laughter or grow misty when she sang those weird melodies of ...
— Astounding Stories of Super-Science January 1931 • Various

... land. I turned the dog in to settle a matter with my ain conscience, and John Knox would have done the same thing in the bonny face o' Queen Mary. What it is, is nae beesiness of yours. The dog was a sma' young terrier of the Highland breed, but with a drop to his ears and a crinkle in his frosty coat—no' just an ordinar' dog. I know him weel. He came to my place to be fed, near dead of hunger, then led me here. If his master lies in this kirkyard, I'll tak' the ...
— Greyfriars Bobby • Eleanor Atkinson

... who had revised their attitude on reform as the shadow of Seth Craddock approached Ascalon was Earl Gray, the druggist, one of the notables on Dora Conboy's waiting list. Druggist Gray was a man who wore bell-bottomed trousers and a moleskin vest without a coat. His hair had a fetching crinkle to it, which he prized above all things in bottles and out, and wore long, like the man on ...
— Trail's End • George W. Ogden

... was following his reasoning with such absorbed attention that I could feel my brain crinkle with ...
— The Gloved Hand • Burton E. Stevenson

... gaze, the girl crowded back into a corner of the cab, as though trying to efface herself. Her eyes closed almost automatically; the curve of laughing lips became a doleful droop; a crinkle appeared between the arched brows; waves of burning crimson flooded her face ...
— The Brass Bowl • Louis Joseph Vance

... weather had now become very warm, and all of them, save the watch soon slept. The night brought little coolness with it, and the wind that blew was warm and drying. Under its touch the leaves began to crinkle up at the edge and turn brown, the grass showed signs of withering and Willet, who had taken charge of the guard that night, noticed that summer was passing into the brown leaf. It caused him a pang ...
— The Shadow of the North - A Story of Old New York and a Lost Campaign • Joseph A. Altsheler

... her hand. She made it crinkle in her fingers within a foot of the old gentleman's face. A faint odour of the scent she used reached his nostrils. He drew back a little, as if he disliked it. His feeling for her almost ...
— With Edged Tools • Henry Seton Merriman

Words linked to "Crinkle" :   line, dermatoglyphic, heart line, love line, laugh line, life line, crow's foot, frown line, crease, depression, skin, cutis, ruck, impression, scrunch up, wrinkle, imprint, line of heart, fold, pucker, cockle, seam, line of life, crinkly, fold up, crumple, rumple, line of destiny, knit, crinkle-root, ruckle, crisp, line of fate, tegument, crow's feet, lifeline, ruck up, mensal line, turn up, line of Saturn

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