Complete Definition of "tuck"

English

Pronunciation
IPA: /tÊk/
audio|en-us-tuck.ogg|Audio (US)
Rhymes: Rhymes:English:-Êk|-Êk

Verb
en-verb

  1. to push in one material under another - as in "tuck in your shirt" or "I tucked in my shirt" etc
  2. to eat food
  3. to curl into a ball; to fold up and hold one's legs.

#:The diver tucked, flipped, and opened up at the last moment.

Derived terms
tuck in
tuck into

Translations
French: petit pli, metre, fourrer
Spanish: meter
Telugu: à°¦à±à°ªà± (dOpu) (1), à°à±à°à±à°à± (kukku), à°¬à±à°à±à°à± (bokku) (2)

Noun
en-noun

  1. slang snack food. Derived from the expression "to tuck in food" meaning "to eat up", "to guzzle".
  2. A curled position.

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