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Definition of Pucker

  • To gather into small folds or wrinkles; to contract into ridges and furrows; to corrugate; -- often with up; as, to pucker up the mouth.
  • A fold; a wrinkle; a collection of folds.
  • A state of perplexity or anxiety; confusion; bother; agitation.
  • an irregular fold in an otherwise even surface (as in cloth)
  • to gather something into small wrinkles or folds
  • become wrinkled or drawn together
  • draw together into folds or puckers

How to use pucker in a sentence. Pucker pronunciation.

Or the lantern light may have shown him an ominous pucker between the boy's black brows and a flash of temper in the big black eyes beneath them.
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She peered out the window, an ugly little pucker creasing her forehead.
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That young man, with a pucker in his brow, was standing by the fire with his hands in his pockets, making short answers to Louie's sharp and numerous questions.
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The face, that seemed so featureless but was so expressive, had lost its sweet, shining look; the mouth had the pucker of pain; and she had piteous startled ways quite unlike her usual soft serenity.
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At other times, when attempting to speak, my lips would pucker up, firmly set together, and I would be unable to separate them, until my breath was exhausted.
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Which promise made the young man more cheerful and smoothed out the worried pucker between Sacharissa's straight brows.
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Mr. Frog inquired with an anxious pucker between his strange eyes.
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It made my skin pucker up.
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I wish I may never speak again if he didn't pucker up his mouth and go to WHISTLING!
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I never do things half way, Ned, and you need not pucker your eyebrows, for I will be responsible for her.
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The Solicitor leaned one shoulder against the door facing, and with his hands in his pockets, and his brows drawn into a pucker, pondered the new fact, and eyed the strange witness.
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And perforce she smiled in return, a pucker appearing between her eyebrows.
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Strangely moved, Soames looked at the Cook's pleasant fattish face, all little puckers from staring at fires.
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The New England training is not such as to fit people for the expression of strong emotion, and the best that Whitwell found himself able to do in view of the fact was to pucker his mouth for a whistle which did not come.
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Moreover, in case she pretends to have a running cold, she must not do this: (_purses his lips_) you are to wipe her little lip yourself rather than let her pucker up her mouth for anyone so obviously.
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Instantly the flexible limbs of the child assumed the appearance of deformity and distortion, as, with his back humped up, and his master's stick in his hand, he hobbled about the room, his childish face drawn into a doleful pucker, and spitting from right to left, in imitation of an old man.
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Not only his wife folds him in two, but every child quarters him into a new double, till what was a wide and handsome substance, large enough for anything in reason, dwindles into a pitiful square that will not cover one platter,-all puckers and creases, smaller and smaller with every double, with every double a new crease.
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Pick a man from the plow, clap on his back a black coat, send him to college, and in five years he is a Conservative, and puckers his mouth at anything so vulgar as a Reformer, booing and clawing to the gentry and nobility.
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At any rate, it did not appear favourably to impress Tom, whose chin had gathered its ominous puckers, as he inquired: 'What's the trade?
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Mona did not notice the little anxious pucker of her mother's forehead.
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Examples of Pucker

Example #1
It may be that he thought this cool inspection of and discussion concerning a stranger, even a juvenile stranger, somewhat embarrassing to its object.
Example #2
Whether Doctor Holliday cal'lated so or not he did not say.
Example #3
Marian, coming in a few minutes later, found her glooming there still.
Example #4
She had listened to glowing tales of the sport at recess the day before.
Example #5
When the lad had ransacked the cupboard and placed all the viands it contained on the table, he looked at David.
Example #6
With awkward alacrity John flew to do her bidding.