Definition of puckery in US English:

puckery

adjective

  • See pucker

    • ‘Instead of being nicely tucked away inside my navel, it's now hovering just above, all hyperpigmented and puckery looking.’
    • ‘The skin where the stitches are is red and puckery.’
    • ‘Until the candidates started putting their lips to good, puckery use, I'd mistakenly thought that this year's presidential contest was about two guys with lots of ideas, but no ability to respectively construct single, unifying themes.’
    • ‘Shortly afterward, she closed the inch-long gap between them by drawing her own red puckery lips closer to his.’
    • ‘The skin around it was an angry red and puckery, like too much skin had been gathered to stitch up one part of it.’

Pronunciation

puckery

/ˈpəkərē/