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phrasal verb [intransitive/transitive]
Word Forms
present tense
I/you/we/theypucker up
he/she/itpuckers up
present participlepuckering up
past tensepuckered up
past participlepuckered up
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  1. same as pucker

    Expecting a kiss, Katy puckered up her lips.

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