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pucker

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verb puck·er \ˈpə-kər\

Definition of pucker

puckered

puckering

play \-k(ə-)riŋ\
  1. intransitive verb
  2. :  to become wrinkled or constricted

  3. transitive verb
  4. :  to contract into folds or wrinkles

Examples of pucker in a sentence

  1. His skin puckered a little around the scar.

Origin and Etymology of pucker

probably irregular from 1poke


First Known Use: 1598


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pucker

noun puck·er

Definition of pucker

  1. :  a fold or wrinkle in a normally even surface

Circa 1750

First Known Use of pucker

circa 1750



PUCKER Defined for English Language Learners

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pucker

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verb puck·er \ˈpə-kər\

Definition of pucker for English Language Learners

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


PUCKER Defined for Kids

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pucker

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verb puck·er \ˈpə-kər\

Definition of pucker for Students

puckered

puckering

  1. :  to draw or cause to draw up into folds or wrinkles <The lemon made me pucker my lips.>


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pucker

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noun puck·er

Definition of pucker for Students

  1. :  a fold or wrinkle in a normally even surface


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