Dimple vs. Pucker - What's the difference?

Wikipedia

  • Dimple

    A dimple (also known as a gelasin) is a small natural indentation in the flesh on a part of the human body, most notably in the cheek or on the chin.

  • Pucker

    Pucker is a line of fruit-flavored liqueurs made by the DeKuyper company. By volume it is 15% alcohol (30 proof) and is often used in mixed drinks.

Wiktionary

  • Dimple (noun)

    A small depression or indentation in a surface.

    "The accident created a dimple in the hood of the car."

  • Dimple (noun)

    Specifically, a small natural depression on the skin, especially on the face near the corners of the mouth.

    "You have very cute dimples."

  • Dimple (verb)

    To create a dimple in.

    "The hailstorm dimpled the roof of our car."

  • Dimple (verb)

    To create a dimple in one's face by smiling.

    "The young girl dimpled in glee as she was handed a cupcake."

  • Dimple (verb)

    To form dimples; to sink into depressions or little inequalities.

  • Pucker (verb)

    To pinch or wrinkle; to squeeze inwardly, to dimple or fold.

  • Pucker (noun)

    A fold or wrinkle.

  • Pucker (noun)

    A state of perplexity or anxiety; confusion; bother; agitation.

Oxford Dictionary

  • Dimple (noun)

    a small depression in the flesh, either one that exists permanently or one that forms in the cheeks when one smiles.

  • Dimple (noun)

    a slight depression in the surface of an object

    "a new golf ball, with a different dimple pattern"

  • Dimple (verb)

    produce a dimple or dimples in the surface of

    "rain began to fall, dimpling the water"

  • Dimple (verb)

    form or show a dimple or dimples

    "she dimpled at Auguste"

Webster Dictionary

  • Dimple (noun)

    A slight natural depression or indentation on the surface of some part of the body, esp. on the cheek or chin.

  • Dimple (noun)

    A slight indentation on any surface.

  • Dimple (verb)

    To form dimples; to sink into depressions or little inequalities.

  • Dimple

    To mark with dimples or dimplelike depressions.

  • Pucker

    To gather into small folds or wrinkles; to contract into ridges and furrows; to corrugate; - often with up; as, to pucker up the mouth.

  • Pucker (noun)

    A fold; a wrinkle; a collection of folds.

  • Pucker (noun)

    A state of perplexity or anxiety; confusion; bother; agitation.

Princeton's WordNet

  • Dimple (noun)

    a chad that has been punched or dimpled but all four corners are still attached

  • Dimple (noun)

    any slight depression in a surface;

    "there are approximately 336 dimples on a golf ball"

  • Dimple (noun)

    a small natural hollow in the cheek or chin;

    "His dimple appeared whenever he smiled"

  • Dimple (verb)

    mark with, or as if with, dimples;

    "drops dimpled the smooth stream"

  • Dimple (verb)

    produce dimples while smiling;

    "The child dimpled up to the adults"

  • Pucker (noun)

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

  • Pucker (verb)

    to gather something into small wrinkles or folds;

    "She puckered her lips"

  • Pucker (verb)

    draw fabric together and sew it tightly

  • Pucker (verb)

    become wrinkled or drawn together;

    "her lips puckered"

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