iron out the wrinkles

Definition of iron out the wrinkles

informal

  1. :  to fix the small problems in something We still have to iron out a few more wrinkles in the schedule.

Word by Word Definitions

ironplay
  1. :  something made of iron: such as

    :  shackles for the hands or legs

    :  a heated metal implement used for branding or cauterizing

  1. :  of, relating to, or made of iron

    :  resembling iron

    :  strong and healthy :  robust

  1. :  to furnish or cover with iron

    :  to shackle with irons

    :  to smooth with or as if with a heated iron

  1. :  in a direction away from the inside or center

    :  outside

    :  from among others

  1. :  eject, oust

    :  to identify publicly as being such secretly

    :  to identify as being a closet homosexual

  1. : used as a function word to indicate an outward movement

  1. :  situated outside :  external

    :  out-of-bounds

    :  situated at a distance :  outlying

  1. :  outside

    :  one who is out of office or power or on the outside

    :  an act or instance of putting a player out or of being put out in baseball

wrinkleplay wrinkles
  1. :  a small ridge or furrow especially when formed on a surface by the shrinking or contraction of a smooth substance :  crease

    :  one in the skin especially when due to age, worry, or fatigue

    :  method, technique

  1. :  to become marked with or contracted into wrinkles

    :  to contract into wrinkles :  pucker


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