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tucked, past tense; tucks, 3rd person singular present; tucking, present participle; tucked, past participle;
  1. Push, fold, or turn (the edges or ends of something, esp. a garment or bedclothes) so as to hide them or hold them in place
    • - he tucked his shirt into his trousers
  2. Make someone, esp. a child, comfortable in bed by pulling the edges of the bedclothes firmly under the mattress
    • - he carried her back to bed and tucked her in
  3. Draw (something, esp. part of one's body) together into a small space
    • - she tucked her legs under her
  4. Put (something) away in a specified place or way so as to be hidden, safe, comfortable, or tidy
    • - the colonel was coming toward her, his gun tucked under his arm
  5. Make a flattened, stitched fold in (a garment or material), typically so as to shorten or tighten it, or for decoration

Noun
  1. A flattened, stitched fold in a garment or material, typically one of several parallel folds put in a garment for shortening, tightening, or decoration
    • - a dress with tucks along the bodice
  2. A surgical operation to reduce surplus flesh or fat
    • - a tummy tuck
  3. Food, typically cakes and candy, eaten by children at school as a snack
    • - a tuck shop
  4. (in diving, gymnastics, downhill skiing, etc.) A position with the knees bent and held close to the chest, often with the hands clasped around the shins


  1. eatables (especially sweets)
  2. fit snugly into; "insert your ticket into the slot"; "tuck your shirttail in"
  3. (sports) a bodily position adopted in some sports (such as diving or skiing) in which the knees are bent and the thighs are drawn close to the chest
  4. make a tuck or several folds in; "tuck the fabric"; "tuck in the sheet"
  5. a narrow flattened pleat or fold that is stitched in place
  6. gather: draw together into folds or puckers
  7. Edward Tuckerman (Boston, Massachusetts, December 7, 1817 - March 15, 1886) was a botanist and professor who made significant contributions to the study of lichens and other alpine plants. ...
  8. Tuck is a character from Marvel UK comics. She is the partner of Death's Head II, and first appeared in Death's Head vol. 2, #3. Tuck was created by Dan Abnett and Liam Sharp.
  9. In knitting, welting is the horizontal analog of ribbing; that is, one or more horizontal rows of knit stitches alternating with one or more rows of purl stitches.
  10. In sewing, a tuck is a fold or pleat in fabric that is sewn in place.
  11. Tuck is a surname, borne by many people and institutions.
  12. A falchion (from Old French fauchon, ultimately from Latin falx "sickle") is a one-handed, single-edged sword of European origin, whose design is reminiscent of the Persian scimitar and the Chinese dao. The weapon combined the weight and power of an axe with the versatility of a sword. ...
  13. A curled position; A fold in fabric that has been stiched in place from end to end, as to reduce the overall dimension of the fabric piece; A plastic surgery technique to remove excess skin; snack food. ...
  14. (Tucking) A term used in reference to the amount of overlap between the cover hook and body hook. Also, the operation of bending the curl of the lid under the bent down body flange to form cover hook and body hook respectively.
  15. (Tucking) A practice of hiding the penis and scrotum by tucking them back between the legs. Like a gaff, some trans people use this to relieve dysphoria and to avoid a visible bulge.
  16. (Tucking) Except for a Yorkshire tail end, the tail end of a rope is tucked through itself several times to make a double section, to give the ringer more to grip at backstroke. Occasionally, tail ends come untucked while ringing, which usually stops the ringing.
  17. (Tucking) Pressing sand with the fingers under the flask bars, around gaggers, and other places to ensure firm placement.
  18. (Tucking) Reducing the length of certain sections of a panel. Opposite of Throwing. When making a panel with rounded edges that has to be folded along the inner edge, the radius along this edge must be increased and its length reduced; this is done by thickening the material in certain areas
  19. Also "full tuck," this is getting as low as possible over the handlebars to reduce wind resistance as much as possible. Usually used on long hills to leave friends behind.
  20. The technique of hiding male genitals.
  21. extremely aerodynamic position used for descending and time trials.
  22. A plastic surgery operation: Example: a tummy tuck.
  23. (v.): to affix one's male genitalia in a way that it is not visible so that one resembles a woman (n.): the product of a man affixing his genitalia (typically with duct tape and multiple pairs of pantyhose) so that it is not visible
  24. doesn’t refer to the sandwiches in your panniers, it refers to the position of the rider – all tucked up to cut down on wind resistance (maybe behind the fairing if there is one).
  25. our word for a piece of candy, given out 2-3 times each week to all campers from our Tuck Shop