HyperDic: pucker

English > 4 senses of the word pucker:
NOUNshapepucker, ruckan irregular fold in an otherwise even surface (as in cloth)
VERBcontactpucker, rumple, cockle, crumple, knitto gather something into small wrinkles or folds
contactpucker, gather, tuckdraw together into folds or puckers
contactpucker, ruck, ruck upbecome wrinkled or drawn together
pucker > pronunciation
Soundspah'ker
Rhymesacre / Acre ... Zocor: 182 rhymes with ker...
English > pucker: 4 senses > noun 1, shape
MeaningAn irregular fold in an otherwise even surface (as in cloth).
Synonymruck
Broaderfold, crease, plication, flexure, crimp, bendAn angular or rounded shape made by folding
Spanisharruga
Catalanarruga, rufa, ruga
Verbspuckerdraw together into folds or puckers
puckerbecome wrinkled or drawn together
English > pucker: 4 senses > verb 1, contact
MeaningTo gather something into small wrinkles or folds.
PatternSomething ----s
ModelThey pucker the sheets
Example"She puckered her lips"
Synonymsrumple, cockle, crumple, knit
Broaderwrinkle, ruckle, crease, crinkle, scrunch, scrunch up, crispmake wrinkles or creases on a smooth surface
Similar todrawcontract
Spanisharrugar, chafarse
Catalanaixafar, arrugar-se, arrugar, xafar
English > pucker: 4 senses > verb 2, contact
MeaningDraw together into folds or puckers.
PatternSomebody ----s something
Synonymsgather, tuck
Broadersew, run up, sew together, stitchFasten by sewing
Spanishfruncir
Nounspuckeran irregular fold in an otherwise even surface (as in cloth)
English > pucker: 4 senses > verb 3, contact
MeaningBecome wrinkled or drawn together.
PatternSomething ----s
ModelThe sheets didn't pucker
Example"her lips puckered"
Synonymsruck, ruck up
Broaderwrinkle, ruckle, crease, crinkle, scrunch, scrunch up, crispmake wrinkles or creases on a smooth surface
Spanishfruncir
Nounspuckeran irregular fold in an otherwise even surface (as in cloth)

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