Translation of wrinkle in Spanish:


arruga, n.

Pronunciation /ˈrɪŋk(ə)l//ˈrɪŋk(ə)l/


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    • 1.1(in skin)

      arruga feminine
      • Sunbeds can also speed up thinning of the skin, the development of wrinkles and fine lines, and many other changes that we usually associate with aging.
      • The peel will reduce fine lines and wrinkles, smooth the skin, reduce pore size, even skin tone and improve elasticity.
      • First, the artisan chose a suitable length of cloth and laid it out on a flat surface, making sure that there were no wrinkles or folds.
      • Laser resurfacing can erase lines and wrinkles, but occasionally skin texture and color can change with this treatment.
      • Lack of moisture is one of the major reasons that the lines and wrinkles on your skin become more apparent.
      • When used correctly, glycolic acid can provide gentle exfoliation that reduces the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles and makes skin more radiant.
      • There, it is a sharply bent elbow or a protruding knee that becomes a kind of fulcrum and guide for radiating and zigzagging patterns of wrinkles and folds in the draperies.
      • Her curly dark brown hair, fell softly into her eyes and you could see the slight wrinkles forming around her mouth from the daily stress of running a single parent household.
      • I smoothed some minor wrinkles from my blue blouse as I looked myself up and down.
      • This sometimes results in fleeting wrinkles being ironed into permanent pleats or, worse, seeming indelible when they've already washed away.
      • Soft lighting minimizes lines and wrinkles and gives your skin a bit of a glow.
      • The wrinkles creasing the skin confirmed that she was older than I thought.
      • Increasingly this year I have noticed lines and wrinkles and baggy eyes that I haven't been aware of before.
      • It was most likely a rumpling of that portion of his suit jacket, or a wrinkle in the fabric.
      • Although the effects of laser resurfacing can last for years, wrinkles and expression lines recur as skin ages.
      • Skin damage, including lines and wrinkles, can actually start showing up in your 20s.
      • She works for months to build the cracks, bumps and wrinkles on the skins of the figures in her paintings.
      • There are all manner of expensive injectable treatments that will fill lines, wrinkles and folds, but they only last for six to 12 months.
      • Delicately carved multiple folds at various angles can be easily compared to fine wrinkles on silk fabric.
      • Proper skin treatment helps you get a young and smooth skin, reduces the appearance of fine lines, and wrinkles and helps protect your skin from the harmful elements that cause aging.

    • 1.2(in cloth, paper)

      arruga feminine
      to iron out the wrinkles limar las asperezas

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    • 2.1US informal (tip, shortcut)

      truco masculine
      tip masculine Mexico
      • 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.

    • 2.2US (angle, aspect)

      enfoque masculine

intransitive verb

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    (cloth/skin/garment) arrugarse
    • Maria tried to pack their new clothes as carefully as possible into her traveling bag, trying hard not to wrinkle the delicate fabrics.
    • When she was out of the room her mother laid down her sponge and sighed, her hands aching and the soap wrinkling her skin.
    • The Native Americans were big into age, deeply wrinkled old chiefs with long, plaited grey hair were figures of wisdom and respect.
    • Twenty years had wrinkled his face and whitened his hair, but he still had certain brightness in the eyes.
    • I also love the slight crust that they develop during the last stage of cooking, and the contrast between the tender flesh and the slightly wrinkled skin.
    • One old man looked up at her and a tear rolled down his singed and wrinkled old face.
    • It was a wrinkled plain brown shirt, having been folded into a ball and pushed into the back of his closet, but it was clean nonetheless.
    • As smoking also causes wrinkled, damaged skin, giving up is likely to make you look better too.
    • It has come to imply decrepitude: down-at-heel shoes, wrinkled stockings, woolly hats and trousers kept up by bits of string.
    • She greeted us dressed in slippers, thick wrinkled tights and a worn apron over her fading dress, the Nora Batty of northern Italy, and showed us to the pen where she feeds her herd.
    • Years may wrinkle the skin, but to give up enthusiasm wrinkles the soul.
    • She folded up that wrinkled piece of paper and walked down the steps.
    • Tel reached into a fold in her tunic and brought forth a somewhat wrinkled manuscript written on new, white parchment.
    • I held the fabric, wrinkling it in my grip, trying to fight the urge to bite my lip yet again and appear too nervous.
    • Decreased production of natural oils may make your skin drier and more wrinkled.
    • The patient's graying hair and wrinkled forehead indicated her advanced age.
    • Free radical damage can also wrinkle your skin and weaken your heart.
    • Hallie laid the dress she picked out for the festivities on the bed, careful not to wrinkle the fabric.
    • He could feel her bones through the soft, wrinkled, sun-spotted skin.
    • I expected to see the face of someone young, but instead I saw the old and wrinkled face of a man looking older than anyone I had ever met.

transitive verb

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    (cloth) arrugar
    to wrinkle one's forehead fruncir el ceño