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Meaning of PUCKER

Pronunciation:  'pukur

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [n]  an irregular fold in an otherwise even surface (as in cloth)
  2. [v]  to gather something into small wrinkles or folds; "She puckered her lips"
  3. [v]  become puckered
  4. [v]  draw fabric together and sew it tightly

PUCKER is a 6 letter word that starts with P.


 Synonyms: cockle, crumple, gather, knit, ruck, ruck, ruck up, rumple, tuck
 See Also: bend, crease, crease, crimp, crinkle, crisp, flexure, fold, plication, ruckle, run up, scrunch, scrunch up, sew, sew together, stitch, wrinkle



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
  1. \Puck"er\, v. t. & i. [imp. & p. p. {Puckered}; p. pr. &
    vb. n. {Puckering}.] [From {Poke} a pocket, small bag.]
    To gather into small folds or wrinkles; to contract into
    ridges and furrows; to corrugate; -- often with up; as, to
    pucker up the mouth. ``His skin [was] puckered up in
    wrinkles.'' --Spectator.
  2. \Puck"er\, n.
    1. A fold; a wrinkle; a collection of folds.
    2. A state of perplexity or anxiety; confusion; bother;
       agitation. [Prov. Eng. & Colloq. U. S.]