Tuck Meaning and Definition


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Tuck meaning

Word: Tuck

How to pronounce: tʌk

Verb

Definitions:

1. Push, fold, or turn (the edges or ends of something, especially a garment or bedclothes) so as to hide them or hold them in place.

Example sentences: "He tucked his shirt into his trousers"

2. Make a flattened, stitched fold in (a garment or material), typically so as to shorten or tighten it, or for decoration.

Noun

Definitions:

1. A flattened, stitched fold in a garment or material, typically one of several parallel folds put in a garment for shortening, tightening, or decoration.

Example sentences: "A dress with tucks along the bodice"

2. Food, typically cakes and candy, eaten by children at school as a snack.

3. (in diving, gymnastics, downhill skiing, etc.) a position with the knees bent and held close to the chest, often with the hands clasped around the shins.

Example sentences: "Lenzi nailed a reverse 3–1/2 somersault tuck on his final dive"


Synonyms:

twist

crease

pleat

crimp

pucker

shove

palm off

hide

insert

poke

fold


Derivations:

tucking

Tucker

tucked


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Tuck in Other Languages...

Spanish: Esconder

German: Verstecken

French: Abdominoplastie

Italian: Infilare

Turkish: Sokmak


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