Definition of tucker in English:


Syllabification: tuck·er
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.
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    • 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 Back to top  
  • Exhaust; wear out.
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    • 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.

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