puckered


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puck·er

 (pŭk′ər)
v. puck·ered, puck·er·ing, puck·ers
v.tr.
To gather into small wrinkles or folds: puckered my lips; puckered the curtains.
v.intr.
To become gathered, contracted, and wrinkled.
n.
1. A wrinkle or wrinkled part, as in tightly stitched cloth.
2. A facial expression in which the lips are tightly pulled together and pushed outward.
3. A tart flavor that causes one's lips to pucker: the pucker of lemon.

[ Probably frequentative of dialectal pock, bag, sack, variant of poke.]

puckered

(ˈpʌkəd)
adj
creased or wrinkled
Translations

puckered

adj lipsgespitzt, geschürzt; browgefurcht; skinzusammengezogen, höckerig; scarhervortretend; seamwellig, gewellt
References in classic literature ?
Another man she saw, old and shrivelled, with puckered forehead and a puckered face that trembled and worked with animal passion as in the past she had noticed the faces of monkeys tremble and work.
She saw the white, cooked mark of the weal clear across the sullen, handsome face, and still what was practically in the same instant she saw the man with the puckered face, overridden, go down before her, and she heard his snarling and grimacing chatter-for all the world like an angry monkey.
His round eyes grew rounder still, and his brow puckered in dismay as he saw that she was angry.
The aged-looking little face suddenly puckered up still more and the baby sneezed.
He, like the old writer, had a white mustache, and when he cried he puckered up his lips and the mustache bobbed up and down.
His eyes, nose, and mouth all seemed puckered into a vacant, wearied grimace, and his arms and legs always fell into unnatural positions.
He puckered his brows in an attempt to recall some recollection of similar things.
Me neither, you're going lips puckered, parsley sweeten breath
Vitalii Sediuk grabbed the reality TV star's leg and puckered up before being floored in Paris by a bodyguard.
Dorkin and Chamberlain (7) identifies five primary causes of puckered seams and classified seam pucker into four groups: inherent pucker feeding pucker tension pucker and thread shrinkage pucker (8 13 14).
Skipped stitches, gathered or puckered fabric, thread loops or other malformed stitches are all indications of tension problems.
London, Feb 5 ( ANI ): Brooklyn Decker, who ditched her husband Andy Roddick for a 12-year-old boy at the star-studded pre-Super Bowl party, puckered up to her date on the red carpet.