pucker Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary

Meaning of “pucker” in the English Dictionary

"pucker" in British English

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puckerverb [I or T]

uk   /ˈpʌk.ər/  us   // (also pucker up)
to ​tightenskin or ​cloth until ​smallfoldsappear or (of ​skin or ​cloth) to ​formsmallfolds: He puckered his ​lips and ​kissed her. Her ​mouth puckered and I ​thought she was going to ​cry. puckered ​seams
noun [C] uk   us  
Puckers were ​sewn in the ​sleeves of the ​blouse.
(Definition of pucker from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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puckerverb [T]

 us   /ˈpʌk·ər/
to ​press together and ​formsmallfolds in something such as ​cloth or ​skin: She puckered her ​lips and gave her ​grandma a ​kiss. [M] This ​hem is all puckered up.
noun [C]  us   /ˈpʌk·ər/
Puckers were ​sewn in the ​sleeves of the ​blouse.
(Definition of pucker from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “pucker”
in Spanish fruncir(se), arrugar(se)…
in Vietnamese dúm dó, tạo thành nếp…
in Malaysian berkedut…
in Thai ทำให้ย่น…
in French (se) plisser…
in German die Falte…
in Chinese (Simplified) 使(皮肤或布料)起皱…
in Indonesian mengerutkan…
in Chinese (Traditional) 使(皮膚或布料)起皺…
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