pucker

Part of speech: verb

To gather into small wrinkles; corrugate.

Part of speech: noun

A wrinkle, or group of wrinkles.

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Usage examples "pucker":

  1. There was a troubled, uncertain pucker to her brow, a pleading look in her eyes as she suffered herself to be led to a chair near the end of the table. - "Castle Craneycrow", George Barr McCutcheon.
  2. Certainly " W" is a more helpful tool to a child when he has been taught to pucker up his lips like the howling wind when he sees this letter coming, than when he has been taught to get set for a " d" sound which is not there. - "Life's Minor Collisions", Frances Warner Gertrude Warner.
  3. Suddenly the whistling pucker faded from his lips. - "Maggie: A Girl of the Streets", Stephen Crane.