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verb [intransitive/transitive]     pucker pronunciation in British English
/ˈpʌkə(r)/
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present tense
I/you/we/theypucker
he/she/itpuckers
present participlepuckering
past tensepuckered
past participlepuckered
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  1. 1

    pucker

    or

    pucker up

    if your lips pucker, you squeeze them together and out
    1. a.
      if your forehead puckers, it becomes full of lines, for example because you are thinking or because your head hurts
  2. 2
    if a material puckers or is puckered, it becomes full of folds and is not flat

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