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tucking

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Pronunciation: /ˈtʌkɪŋ
 
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Definition of tucking in English:

noun

[mass noun]
A series of stitched tucks in a garment.
Example sentences
  • They have vented, straight hemmed tail for free movement and clean, easy tucking.
  • The pocket skirt is fuller, swinging, and has two great big patch pockets with tucking detail.
  • A lot of it is very clean, with tucking, ruching and sleeve details.

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