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tuck British & World English

Push, fold, or turn (the edges or ends of something, especially a garment or bedclothes) so as to hide or secure them

tuck English Thesaurus

he tucked his shirt into his trousers

tuck in British & World English

Eat food heartily

tuck-in British & World English

A large meal

tuck-point British & World English

Point (brickwork) with coloured mortar so as to have a narrow groove which is filled with fine white lime putty allowed to project slightly

tummy tuck British & World English

A surgical operation to remove excess flesh from the abdomen, for cosmetic purposes

nip and tuck British & World English

Neck and neck; closely contested

tuck something away British & World English

Store something in a secure place

tuck someone in/up in tuck British & World English

Make someone, especially a child, comfortable in bed by pulling the edges of the bedclothes firmly under the mattress

tuck in in tuck British & World English

Eat food heartily

pintuck British & World English

A very narrow ornamental tuck in a garment

tuck something away in tuck British & World English

Store something in a secure place

tuck position in tuck British & World English

(In diving, gymnastics, downhill skiing, etc.) a position with the knees bent and held close to the chest, often with the hands clasped round the shins

tuck in/into in tuck English Thesaurus

I tucked into the bacon and scrambled eggs

tuck something away in tuck English Thesaurus

I closed my journal and tucked it away under some folders and notebooks

tuck someone in/up in tuck English Thesaurus

he carried her back to bed and tucked her in