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Word: pucker

Definition: gather into wrinkles or folds; N: wrinkle or fold


Sentences Containing 'pucker'

And, sir, while he was a tearing right down through those snags, and I a shaking in my shoes and praying, I wish I may never speak again if he didn't pucker up his mouth and go to WHISTLING!
Mannose displays a formula_1 pucker in the solution ring form.
Pucker Gallery, "Pursuing the Eye of Heaven: Ceramics by Hideaki Miyamura," Introduction by Andrew L. Maske (Boston: 2005).
The Pucker Gallery in Boston has presented two major solo exhibitions of his work, and his work has also been shown by the Gallery Camino Real in Boca Raton, Florida.

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