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.
See also: up

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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