Translation of pucker in Spanish:


fruncir, v.

Pronunciation /ˈpəkər//ˈpʌkə/

transitive verb

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    the baby puckered (up) its face and began to cry el niño hizo pucheros / morritos y se echó a llorar
    • Ryan found himself smiling as he just watched her inhale and then exhale her dark red lips puckering and then opening wide.
    • His lips puckered and a short, sharp burst of air came forth.
    • Livi's neighbor's brow puckered thoughtfully as she read the instructor's criticisms.
    • Smokers often end up with telltale lines around their lips (created by repeated lip puckering while inhaling), but the damage doesn't stop there.
    • And then, one night, as I put my four year old to bed, I sat next to her and watched the slowing calm of her familiar breathing, her rounded cheeks and lips puckering in and out, as she lay in a cocooned slumber that only a child can know.
    • Again my fingers passed her lips and they puckered.
    • But ask not for whom the lips pucker, they pucker for thee.
    • Lip lady is puckering fast and furious now and is just about to give up when a yellowed, wrinkled paper falls out from the pile she is holding.
    • His eyes opened wide and his lips puckered in a spit.
    • Use of thicker sheets in fully adhered membranes helps resist puckering and wrinkling.
    • The cherry lips puckered and the brows drew together as she struggled to remember, and I smiled slightly.
    • Her lips puckered for a moment before breaking into a sneer.

intransitive verb

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    her brow puckered in a worried frown frunció el ceño preocupada
    • pucker up! dame un beso


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    (in fabric) arruga feminine
    (in fabric) frunce masculine
    (on brow, lips) fruncimiento masculine