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Synonyms for pucker

Synonyms for pucker

a line or an arrangement made by the doubling of one part over another

Synonyms for pucker

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

to gather something into small wrinkles or folds

draw together into folds or puckers

become wrinkled or drawn together

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This binding property of tannins causes the dry and puckery feeling in one's mouth following the consumption of cranberry juice or unripe bananas.
The Sea Salt & Vinegar is somewhat puckery for my taste, but it's the company's second-best seller, after the plain-Jane Lightly Salted.
The contrast involved is between the flavor of a fruit with a sweet quality and the flavor of an unripened persimmon which is puckery, harsh and biting.
Now, besides traditional snack items like mochi crunch, dried squid and crack seed for older clients, Long offers a wide variety of novelty items like lollipops containing real tequilla worms and puckery, super-sour candies that have spread word-of-mouth advertising around Kauai and boosted sales to $600,000.
What if some of these wildings are acrid and puckery, genuine verjuice, do they not still belong to the Pomaceoe, which are uniformly innocent and kind to our race?
The puckery citrus in the wine echoes the tang of goat's milk.
The satiny palate is a lavish affair, a puckery offering of ripe cherries, cereal grains and fruit.
There's ``Nose,'' about the problems of a cold nose at bedtime and ``Raisin Fingers,'' a jazzy commentary on the puckery bath-time blues.
But in general, these wild cherries are downright puckery.
Each of these polyphenols, or tannins, in red wine has its own characteristics of taste, although we commonly call all of them as a group "astringent, bitter, puckery, harsh, or mouth drying.
Try the 2012 Albarino ($18); a pretty touch of lemon blossom rounds out the tartness of peach, apricot, and puckery citrus zest.
With that nose, you expect more, but it's not puckery.
The fuyu is a puckerless persimmon while the hachiya is bitter, puckery and astringent until soft.
Actually, it's not hard to get used to the shriveled up puckery things that bear no resemblance whatsoever to anything that ever grew in a garden.