Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

The most popular online dictionary and thesaurus for learners of English

English definition of “pucker”

See all translations

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 Spanish fruncir(se), arrugar(se)…
in French (se) plisser…
in German die Falte…
in Chinese (Traditional) 使(皮膚或布料)起皺…
in Chinese (Simplified) 使(皮肤或布料)起皱…
(Definition of pucker from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
What is the pronunciation of pucker?
Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website

Definitions of “pucker” in other dictionaries

Word of the Day

exercise

physical activity that you do to make your body strong and healthy

Word of the Day

Byronic, Orwellian and Darwinian: adjectives from names.

by Liz Walter,
April 15, 2015
Becoming an adjective is a strange kind of memorial, but it is often a sign of a person having had real influence on the world. Science is full of examples, from Hippocrates, the Greek medic born around 460 BC, who gave his name to the Hippocratic Oath still used by doctors today,

Read More 

bio-inspiration noun

April 13, 2015
the adoption of patterns and structures found in nature for the purposes of engineering, manufacturing, science, etc. The MIT researchers actually aren’t the only robotics team to turn to cheetahs for bio-inspiration.

Read More