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pucker

verb [I or T] uk   /ˈpʌk.ər/  us   // (also pucker up)
to tighten skin or cloth until small folds appear or (of skin or cloth) to form small folds: He puckered his lips and kissed her. Her mouth puckered and I thought she was going to cry. puckered seams
pucker
noun [C] uk   us  
Puckers were sewn in the sleeves of the blouse.
Translations of “pucker”
in Vietnamese dúm dó, tạo thành nếp…
in Spanish fruncir(se), arrugar(se)…
in Thai ทำให้ย่น…
in Malaysian berkedut…
in French (se) plisser…
in German die Falte…
in Chinese (Traditional) 使(皮膚或布料)起皺…
in Indonesian mengerutkan…
in Chinese (Simplified) 使(皮肤或布料)起皱…
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