Definitions

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  • verb Present participle of tuck.

Etymologies

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Examples

  • My fashion gaffe wasn't in tucking a shirt into a culotte* (people do this all the time, but how would you know?) but in wearing low-waisted pants.

    la crotte - French Word-A-Day

  • My fashion gaffe wasn't in tucking a shirt into a culotte* (people do this all the time, but how would you know?) but in wearing low-waisted pants.

    French Word-A-Day:

  • My fashion gaffe wasn't in tucking a shirt into a culotte* (people do this all the time, but how would you know?) but in wearing low-waisted pants.

    French Word-A-Day:

  • Some brands are taking great pains to ease men into the idea of tucking a short-sleeve woven shirt in pants, previously a fashion no-no.

    Stylish Guys Steal Short Sleeves From Nerds

  • Her father spoke with reporters and recalled tucking her into bed shortly before the shooting.

    CNN Transcript Nov 29, 2009

  • Her father spoke with reporters and recalled tucking her in to bed just before the shooting.

    CNN Transcript Nov 29, 2009

  • "Everyone who has been on the course falls in love with the eglu and hens and even the most sceptical of husbands can't resist the idea of tucking into a delicious boiled egg produced by their own hens."

    Archive 2008-01-01

  • "Baring the leg" implies a grievous calamity, probably borrowed from the notion of tucking up the skirts and stripping for flight.

    Arabian nights. English

  • But while the idea of tucking one of those toasty, Apple laptop power adapters into a "foot cozy" might sound ...

    Megite Technology News: What's Happening Right Now

  • However, the brunette beauty can recall tucking into 300 canapes, crying for half and hour and being confused about what was going on.

    The Earth Times Online Newspaper

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