wrinkle (new)

wrinkle (new)
 An idea or feature that will be attractive to buyers.
 ► “ ‘Miller’s thinking appears to be, if you have a new wrinkle in (what remains a) very large segment, there’s big potential volume to be gained,’ says Benj Steinman.” (Wall Street Journal, Feb. 1, 1996, p. B7)

American business jargon. 2014.

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  • wrinkle — {{11}}wrinkle (n.) fold or crease in the extenal body, late 14c.; in cloth or clothing from early 15c., probably from WRINKLE (Cf. wrinkle) (v.). Meaning defect, problem first recorded 1640s; that of idea, device, notion (especially a new one) is …   Etymology dictionary

  • wrinkle — 1. noun a) A small furrow, ridge or crease in an otherwise smooth surface. Spending time out in the sun may cause you to develop wrinkles sooner. b) A line or crease in …   Wiktionary

  • wrinkle — wrinkle1 /ring keuhl/, n., v., wrinkled, wrinkling. n. 1. a small furrow or crease in the skin, esp. of the face, as from aging or frowning. 2. a temporary slight ridge or furrow on a surface, due to contraction, folding, crushing, or the like. v …   Universalium

  • wrinkle — I wrin•kle [[t]ˈrɪŋ kəl[/t]] n. v. kled, kling 1) cvb a small furrow or crease in the skin, esp. of the face, as from aging or frowning 2) cvb a slight ridge or furrow, esp. in a fabric, due to folding or crushing 3) problem; fault: still a few… …   From formal English to slang

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  • wrinkle — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) n. furrow, crease, pucker, fold, corrugation, rumple; crinkle, crow s foot; informal, angle, development, gimmick. v. t. crease, rumple, fold. II (Roget s IV) n. Syn. crease, furrow, crinkle, ridge, fold …   English dictionary for students

  • wrinkle — I. noun Etymology: Middle English, back formation from wrinkled twisted, winding, probably from Old English gewrinclod, past participle of gewrinclian to wind, from ge , perfective prefix + wrinclian (akin to wrencan to wrench) more at co Date:… …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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