Definitions for shriveled

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Princeton's WordNetRate this definition:(0.00 / 0 votes)

  1. dried-up, sere, sear, shriveled, shrivelled, withered(adj)

    (used especially of vegetation) having lost all moisture

    "dried-up grass"; "the desert was edged with sere vegetation"; "shriveled leaves on the unwatered seedlings"; "withered vines"

  2. shriveled, shrivelled, shrunken, withered, wizen, wizened(adj)

    lean and wrinkled by shrinkage as from age or illness

    "the old woman's shriveled skin"; "he looked shriveled and ill"; "a shrunken old man"; "a lanky scarecrow of a man with withered face and lantern jaws"-W.F.Starkie; "he did well despite his withered arm"; "a wizened little man with frizzy grey hair"

  3. shriveled, shrivelled, shrunken(adj)

    reduced in efficacy or vitality or intensity

    "our shriveled receipts during the storm"; "as the project wore on she found her enthusiasm shriveled"; "the dollar's shrunken buying power"

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  1. shriveled(Adjective)

    Wrinkled because the volume has reduced while the surface area of the outer layer has remained constant.

  2. shriveled(Adjective)

    Collapsed in size.

Webster DictionaryRate this definition:(0.00 / 0 votes)

  1. Shriveled

    of Shrivel


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