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Definition 1: an irregular fold in an otherwise even surface (as in cloth) - [noun denoting shape]

Synonyms for pucker in the sense of this definition

(pucker is a kind of ...) an angular or rounded shape made by folding

"a fold in the napkin" "a crease in his trousers" "a plication on her blouse" "a flexure of the colon" "a bend of his elbow"

Definition 2: to gather something into small wrinkles or folds - [verb of contact]

Samples where pucker or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • She puckered her lips

Synonyms for pucker in the sense of this definition

(pucker is a kind of ...) make wrinkles or creases on a smooth surface; make a pressed, folded or wrinkled line in; `crisp' is archaic

"The dress got wrinkled" "crease the paper like this to make a crane"

(pucker has a similar meaning as ...) contract

"The material drew after it was washed in hot water"

Definition 3: draw together into folds or puckers - [verb of contact]

Synonyms for pucker in the sense of this definition

(pucker is a kind of ...) fasten by sewing; do needlework

Definition 4: become wrinkled or drawn together - [verb of contact]

Samples where pucker or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • her lips puckered

Synonyms for pucker in the sense of this definition

(pucker is a kind of ...) make wrinkles or creases on a smooth surface; make a pressed, folded or wrinkled line in; `crisp' is archaic

"The dress got wrinkled" "crease the paper like this to make a crane"

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