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pucker

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishpuckerpuck‧er /ˈpʌkə $ -ər/ (also pucker up) verb  1 HBH[intransitive, transitive] if part of your face puckers, or if you pucker it, it becomes tight or stretched, for example because you are going to cry or kiss someone Her mouth puckered, and she started to cry.2 [intransitive]FOLD if cloth puckers, it gets lines or folds in it and is no longer flatpucker noun [countable]puckered adjective→ See Verb table
Examples from the Corpus
puckerEven the thought of eating raw rhubarb makes my mouth pucker.The skin is purple and puckered.With fingers stained and mouths puckered and purple, our memories of indulgently consuming these succulent fruits are almost sinful.Her lips pucker and stretch, pucker and stretch.Then seeing Joe's lips pucker, he walked over to the fireplace and embraced him.She puckered her lips for a moment.I find a zig-zag tends to pucker the fabric, but this may differ with makes of sewing machine.Following instructions, I seasoned with so much sodium that my face all the way back beyond my ears puckered up.
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Verb table
pucker
Simple Form
Present
I, you, we, theypucker
he, she, itpuckers
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Past
I, you, he, she, it, we, theypuckered
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave puckered
he, she, ithas puckered
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad puckered
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill pucker
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have puckered
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Continuous Form
Present
Iam puckering
he, she, itis puckering
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you, we, theyare puckering
Past
I, he, she, itwas puckering
you, we, theywere puckering
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave been puckering
he, she, ithas been puckering
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad been puckering
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill be puckering
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have been puckering
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