pucker up

pucker something up

to cause something to wrinkle up, especially the edges of the mouth, as when tasting something very sour. She puckered her lips up and pouted for a while. She puckered up her lips when she tasted the lemon juice.
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pucker up

 
1. Lit. to tighten one's lips together into a circle as if to kiss. He puckered up and kissed her once, and then again.
2. Fig. [for something] to shrink up and get wrinkled. The material puckered up when I washed it. The top edge of the drapes puckered up and I don't know how to straighten it out.
See also: up
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E[acute accent]Stars will enter the "kissing booth" and pucker up by placing their lip imprints onto the inside of two Mario Magro "Crystal Cross" Purses that will be auctioned off via an online auction at a later date.
COM; PUCKER UP Calum gives his horse a kiss after the race; FIELD DAY Trudging through the muck to watch the race
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Jack Osbourne and Kimberly Stewart pucker up at LA's Malibu Market.
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On that day, make-up artists will be stationed in the Premier Restaurant to fix diners' post-lunch lips with Calvin Klein's new lipsticks, so pucker up.
Kim, 55, tried to pucker up to 19-year-old Miley, but then the wind changed and her face got stuck like that.
Summary: Homegrown stars, including The Wanted and Narnia's Ben Barnes, reveal who they would like to pucker up to this Christmas.
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Birmingham Mail reporters Christina Savvas (left) and Anuji Varma pucker up for music legend Lionel Richie.
Beyonce was happy to pucker up with Blues great James, 70, the multi-Grammy Award-winner who was born Jamesetta Hawkins and had a long battle with drug addiction.
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In response, Polaris and Hallmark developed a unique hockey-related Valentine's Day program in 2004 called Pucker Up.
Officials at one national lesbian health organization are betting most lesbians would rather pucker up for a kiss with a sexy woman than a drag on a cigarette.
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