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puckery

[puhk-uh-ree] /ˈpʌk ə ri/
adjective
1.
2.
3.
tending to pucker.
Origin
1820-1830
1820-30, Americanism; pucker + -y1
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  • Tomato's unexpected coupling with puckery rhubarb blossoms into a delightful marriage of flavors here.
  • The wine stood up beautifully to the dense, smoky salmon and the puckery sauces, but it also enhanced the delicate shellfish.
  • Metallic flavor is rough and puckery on the mouth and tongue.
  • The puckery berry, for my taste, is best when picked still green.

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