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  • nounwrinkle
  • verbdraw together; wrinkle

synonyms for pucker

  • crease
  • crinkle
  • crumple
  • fold
  • furrow
  • plait
  • ruck
  • ruckle
See also synonyms for: puckered
  • crinkle
  • cockle
  • compress
  • condense
  • contract
  • crease
  • crumple
  • fold
  • furrow
  • gather
  • knit
  • purse
  • ruckle
  • ruffle
  • squeeze
  • tighten
  • ruck up
  • screw up

antonyms for pucker

MOST RELEVANT
  • smoothness
  • enlarge
  • expand
  • extend
  • free
  • give
  • increase
  • lengthen
  • loose
  • loosen
  • spread
  • stretch
  • open
  • smooth
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How to use pucker in a sentence

A server pours rum over the sphere and ignites it, causing the orb to melt and revealing the main attraction, plus some pucker from passion fruit.
L’ARDENTE, AN ITALIAN STUNNER, COMBINES FUN AND FINESSETOM SIETSEMAOCTOBER 29, 2021WASHINGTON POST
On this occasion, however, it failed to produce anything more than a woebegone pucker that foreshadowed something worse.
PUNCH, OR THE LONDON CHARIVARI, VOLUME 158, APRIL 28, 1920VARIOUS
But how about the pucker along your spine, and the awfully foolish, grinny feeling around your cheek-bones?
MOLLY MAKE-BELIEVEELEANOR HALLOWELL ABBOTT
Joan thought hard for a minute, with a pucker in her white brow.
TWO LITTLE TRAVELLERSFRANCES BROWNE ARTHUR
Aunt Betsy said she feared they had not sewed the braid on straight or the pants wouldn't pucker so at the knees.
WATCH YOURSELF GO BYAL. G. FIELD
Elizabeth looked up with a worried pucker between her girlish brows.
AND SO THEY WERE MARRIEDFLORENCE MORSE KINGSLEY
At twelve a pucker of absorption and concentration begins to gather between the brows.
EMMY LOUGEORGE MADDEN MARTIN
The quick pucker of lips and brows were almost startlingly eloquent of pain.
FLAMING JUNEMRS. GEORGE DE HORNE VAIZEY
Her animated dark eyes drew the brows together so that a pucker came between them.
LAZARREMARY HARTWELL CATHERWOOD
And perforce she smiled in return, a pucker appearing between her eyebrows.
THE DWELLING PLACE OF LIGHT, COMPLETEWINSTON CHURCHILL
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO PUCKER

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  • mollusk
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  • ripple
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