pucker

[puhk-er]
verb (used with object), verb (used without object)
1.
to draw or gather into wrinkles or irregular folds, as material or a part of the face; constrict: Worry puckered his brow.
noun
2.
a wrinkle; an irregular fold.
3.
a puckered part, as of cloth tightly or crookedly sewn.
4.
Archaic. a state of agitation or perturbation.

Origin:
1590–1600; apparently a frequentative form connected with poke2; see -er6 and for the meaning cf. purse

puckerer, noun
unpuckered, adjective
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pucker (ˈpʌkə)
 
vb
1.  to gather or contract (a soft surface such as the skin of the face) into wrinkles or folds, or (of such a surface) to be so gathered or contracted
 
n
2.  a wrinkle, crease, or irregular fold
 
[C16: perhaps related to poke², from the creasing into baglike wrinkles]

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Word Origin & History

pucker
1598, possibly a frequentative form of pock, dialectal variant of poke "bag, sack," which would give it the same notion as in to purse the lips.
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Example sentences
And a few of us would pucker at levels of tannins that went unnoticed by others.
It's the kind of dessert that's so sweet it makes your lips pucker.
With a rubbing motion, thrill the skins of the tomatoes until they start to
  pucker and tumesce.
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