- 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.More 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.
verb[with object] (usually be tuckered out) North American • informal Back to top
- Exhaust; wear out.More 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.
More definitions of tuckerDefinition of tucker in:
- The British & World English dictionary