Synonyms for (noun) pucker

Synonyms: ruck, pucker

Definition: an irregular fold in an otherwise even surface (as in cloth)

Similar words: flexure, fold, plication, crease, crimp, bend

Definition: an angular or rounded shape made by folding

Usage: a fold in the napkin; a crease in his trousers; a plication on her blouse; a flexure of the colon; a bend of his elbow

Synonyms for (verb) pucker

Synonyms: rumple, crumple, pucker, cockle, knit

Definition: to gather something into small wrinkles or folds

Usage: She puckered her lips

Similar words: crease, crinkle, crisp, wrinkle, ruckle, scrunch, scrunch up

Definition: make wrinkles or creases on a smooth surface; make a pressed, folded or wrinkled line in

Usage: The dress got wrinkled; crease the paper like this to make a crane


Synonyms: pucker, ruck, ruck up

Definition: become wrinkled or drawn together

Usage: her lips puckered

Similar words: crease, crinkle, crisp, wrinkle, ruckle, scrunch, scrunch up

Definition: make wrinkles or creases on a smooth surface; make a pressed, folded or wrinkled line in

Usage: The dress got wrinkled; crease the paper like this to make a crane


Synonyms: tuck, pucker, gather

Definition: draw together into folds or puckers

Similar words: sew, sew together, run up, stitch

Definition: fasten by sewing; do needlework