Definition of 'tuck'
Example sentences containing 'tuck'
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Do you think they tuck away underneath our bottoms? Times, Sunday Times (2016)Say her eating your gluten-free food then tucking into all the other treats really upsets you. The Sun (2016)It lies tucked away in a hamlet in the heart of Dartmoor. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Try tucking the shirt into the waistband at the front if you're worried about looking too baggy. Times, Sunday Times (2016)A more astute board might have kept quiet and tucked a bit away for any disastrous weekend to come. Times, Sunday Times (2017)Fill your freezer, stock up your cupboards and tuck away some treats to make the best of the festive season. The Sun (2016)Tuck into local foods while admiring the city's gothic, renaissance and baroque architecture. The Sun (2016)It's a great place to hide away, tucked in rolling countryside. Times, Sunday Times (2016)There are also lots of trendy or quirky little shops tucked up side streets. The Sun (2010)The chance to tuck that shirt in and get their hair cut? Times, Sunday Times (2006)This allowed me to tuck bags of food into the car. Times, Sunday Times (2008)She got out too and led me to a cubicle tucked well away at the side. The Sun (2016)On the cover or tucked away inside? Times, Sunday Times (2014)The second blanket should be placed over the first one and tucked around you snugly. Body Odour (1994)She is also hoping for arm and thigh lifts and a tummy tuck. The Sun (2012)The tuck shop has gone and sweets are not available on site. Times, Sunday Times (2007)And my box of tuck, obviously. Times, Sunday Times (2011)The second row of split folding seats tuck behind the front row or can be removed altogether when you need to carry bulky loads. The Sun (2008)SHE found it tucked tightly into a shoe. The Sun (2011)I tucked into assorted snacks then braced myself for attack. The Sun (2015)He was so firmly wrapped round and tucked in and folded over, that he could not get out. Three Men in a Boat (1889)He invented his own cycling position, a tuck that brought him lower and much more forward over the handlebars. Times, Sunday Times (2007)I'll have to set myself a new target and tuck it away somewhere. The Sun (2016)With 75 per cent of the race remaining, the champion is usually tucked in just off the pace. Times, Sunday Times (2015)
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Used Occasionally. tuck is one of the 30000 most commonly used words in the Collins dictionary
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Translations for 'tuck'
British English: tuck VERB
If you tuck something somewhere, you put it there so that it is safe, comfortable, or neat.
He tried to tuck his flapping shirt inside his trousers.
British English: tuck NOUN
You can use tuck to refer to a form of plastic surgery which involves reducing the size of a part of someone's body.
She'd undergone 13 operations, including a tummy tuck.
Definition of tuck from the Collins English Dictionary
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