n. a minor difficulty; a slight depression in the smoothness of a surface
This new wrinkle is even more disturbing to me, I have to say.
Sentence in Classic:
Prince Andrew, greatly changed and plainly in better health, but with a fresh horizontal wrinkle between his brows, stood in civilian dress facing his father and Prince Meshcherski, warmly disputing and vigorously gesticulating.
War and Peace(V3) By Leo Tolstoy Context
Neither passion nor care nor aught of the nature of agitation or anxiety of mind had ventured to touch his unsullied face, or to lay a single wrinkle thereon.
Dead Souls By Nikolai Vasilievich Gogol Context
As if by magic, the door of the parlor opened and the wide black face of Mammy appeared, ardent curiosity and deepest suspicion evident in every wrinkle.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche Context
Javert was a complete character, who never had a wrinkle in his duty or in his uniform; methodical with malefactors, rigid with the buttons of his coat.
Les Misérables (V1) By Victor Hugo Context
There is necessarily required a certain modicum of antiquity in a race, and the wrinkle of the centuries cannot be improvised.
Les Misérables (V4) By Victor Hugo Context
He could see no change, save that in the eyes there was a look of cunning and in the mouth the curved wrinkle of the hypocrite.
The Picture of Dorian Gray By Oscar Wilde Context