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  • v. Present participle of untuck.


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  • I am pretty sure that I am in a very small minority here in that I am not a fan, at all, of the "untucking" "tradition" started by Mike Cameron a few years ago.

    Brew Crew Ball

  • The casual banter that he acknowledged he missed was back, and for a moment, it was 1998 again, with Tino Martinez hitting a home run, and Jorge Posada playfully untucking Williams's shirt before Williams ran onfield for his introduction.

    Bernie Can't Quite Let It Go

  • Far thinner than Shelton but not in much better shape, he puffed hard as they returned to the office building, his shirt enthusiastically untucking itself once again.


  • Got this from that same soldier, Preacher Wil said, untucking the thimble-size charm from beneath his collar.

    Great Balls of Fire

  • When did women decide that untucking your shirt was stylish?

    Do you want your politicians to wear something more adventurous than a dark suit?

  • The usually primly professional “up” hair now hung nearly to her shoulders and some of it fell across her face as she reached for him, untucking his shirt and encountering gooseflesh.

    Again to Carthage

  • Then, untucking the bullet from the pouch of my cheek, I swallow.


  • Then turn back the corner of the top sheet and blanket in a diagonal fold deep enough to permit someone to insert herself or himself, as into a pocket, without untucking the bedding.


  • “That sounded terrible,” Celeste said, untucking her borrowed violin from under her chin.

    The Alphabetical Hookup List R-Z

  • He turned and started back to the bedroom, already untucking his shirt and loosening the tie.

    Message in a Bottle


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