Definition of tucker in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈtəkər/


A piece of lace or linen worn in or around the top of a bodice or as an insert at the front of a low-cut dress. See also one's best bib and tucker at bib1.
Example sentences
  • The way he went after that plump sister in the lace tucker, was an outrage on the credulity of human nature.
  • The term tucker presumably developed because they were at first loosely tucked in to the bodice of the dress.


[with object] (usually be tuckered out) North American informal
Exhaust; wear out.
Example sentences
  • Others are tuckered out and spend the day resting.
  • ‘Well, we are tuckered out and couldn't figure out which bus take,’ I said.
  • Working women are more likely than their male colleagues to be tuckered out when they get home.

Words that rhyme with tucker

chukka (US chukker), ducker, felucca, mucker, plucker, pucker, pukka, shucker, succour (US succor), sucker, trucker, yucca

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Syllabification: tuck·er

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