pucker


1puck·er

verb \ˈpə-kər\

: to pull the sides of (something, such as skin or cloth) together so that folds or wrinkles are formed

puck·eredpuck·er·ing \-k(ə-)riŋ\

Full Definition of PUCKER

intransitive verb
:  to become wrinkled or constricted
transitive verb
:  to contract into folds or wrinkles

Examples of PUCKER

  1. His skin puckered a little around the scar.

Origin of PUCKER

probably irregular from 1poke
First Known Use: 1598

2pucker

noun

Definition of PUCKER

:  a fold or wrinkle in a normally even surface

First Known Use of PUCKER

circa 1750

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