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Pronunciation: /ˈpʌkər; ˈpʌkə(r)/

Translation of pucker in Spanish:

transitive verb/verbo transitivo

  • fruncir*, arrugar* the baby puckered (up) its face and began to cry el niño hizo pucheros or morritos y se echó a llorar
    Example sentences
    • The cherry lips puckered and the brows drew together as she struggled to remember, and I smiled slightly.
    • Use of thicker sheets in fully adhered membranes helps resist puckering and wrinkling.
    • Livi's neighbor's brow puckered thoughtfully as she read the instructor's criticisms.

intransitive verb/verbo intransitivo

  • arrugarse* her brow puckered in a worried frown frunció el ceño preocupada pucker up! [colloquial/familiar] dame un beso


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