puckery

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

pucker +‎ -y

Adjective[edit]

puckery (comparative more puckery, superlative most puckery)

  1. Very sour, so that the lips pucker.
    • 2008 January 16, “Recipe: Seared Pork Chops With Kimchi”, in New York Times[1]:
      Taste and add more honey if needed; sauce should be tart but not puckery.
  2. Inclined to become puckered or wrinkled; full of puckers or wrinkles.