American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- v. To gather into small wrinkles or folds: puckered my lips; puckered the curtains.
- v. To become gathered, contracted, and wrinkled.
- n. A wrinkle or wrinkled part, as in tightly stitched cloth.
- n. A facial expression in which the lips are tightly pulled together and pushed outward.
- n. A tart flavor that causes one's lips to pucker: the pucker of lemon.
Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- To draw up or contract into irregular folds or wrinkles; specifically, in sewing, to gather: often followed by up: as, to pucker cloth in sewing.
- To become irregularly ridged or wrinkled: as, his face puckered up into a smile; the mouth puckers on eating choke-cherries.
- n. A drawing or gathering into folds or wrinkles; an irregular folding or wrinkling; a collection of irregularly converging ridges or wrinkles.
- n. A state of flutter, agitation, or confusion.
- v. To pinch or wrinkle; to squeeze inwardly, to dimple or fold.
- n. A fold or wrinkle.
- n. A state of perplexity or anxiety; confusion; bother; agitation.
GNU Webster's 1913
- v. To gather into small folds or wrinkles; to contract into ridges and furrows; to corrugate; -- often with
- n. A fold; a wrinkle; a collection of folds.
- n. Prov. Eng. & Colloq. U. S. A state of perplexity or anxiety; confusion; bother; agitation.
- v. draw together into folds or puckers
- v. become wrinkled or drawn together
- n. an irregular fold in an otherwise even surface (as in cloth)
- v. to gather something into small wrinkles or folds
- Probable alteration of (verb) poke (Wiktionary)
- Probably frequentative of dialectal pock, bag, sack, variant of poke3. (American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
“Its as close to the "pucker" factor as I hope to come.”
“Canadian men confess to some "pucker," but all's well that ends well”
“And that decision - whether to commit to a tricky section or "pucker" and dismount - may be the lasting legacy of the 2009 BC Bike Race's opening stage.”
“Kate: And one time I was watching it and Steve from "Coupling's" character said something that reminded me of that "pucker" episode and I laughed.”
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“Your mouth has to open for the "Va", then go to the pucker of the soft G and then to the vertical open of the long I then back open for the "na" at the end.”
“CSM says, indignant, "What the hell is this?" and Skinner replies, "This is where you pucker up and kiss my ass.”
“In khoresh-e fesenjan ba jujeh, pomegranates bring a sweet pucker to chicken and walnuts.”
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“I think I suffered severe pucker power from the caustic aspects of the lime and had to take some sugar to counteract it.”
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