Definition of corrugate in English:

corrugate

See synonyms for corrugate on Thesaurus.com

verb

  • Contract or cause to contract into wrinkles or folds.

    no object ‘Micky's brow corrugated in a simian frown’
    • ‘The deep bays that corrugate St Lucia's coastlines were the cause of 150 years of conflict between the French and the English, who both desired the island for its natural harbours and strategic position in the Caribbean Sea.’
    ridged, fluted, channelled, furrowed, grooved, crimped, folded, crinkled, crinkly, puckered, creased, wrinkled, wrinkly, crumpled, rumpled

Pronunciation

corrugate

/ˈkôrəɡāt/ /ˈkɔrəɡeɪt/

Origin

Late Middle English from Latin corrugat- ‘wrinkled’, from the verb corrugare, from cor- (expressing intensive force) + rugare (from ruga ‘a wrinkle’).