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    tuck

    tuck - Dictionary definition and meaning for word tuck

    Definition
    (noun) eatables (especially sweets) Definition
    (noun) (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 Definition
    (noun) a narrow flattened pleat or fold that is stitched in place Definition
    (noun) a straight sword with a narrow blade and two edges
    Synonyms : rapier
    Definition
    (verb) fit snugly into
    Synonyms : insert
    Example Sentence
    • insert your ticket into the slot
    • tuck your shirttail in
    Definition
    (verb) make a tuck or several folds in
    Example Sentence
    • tuck the fabric
    • tuck in the sheet
    Definition
    (verb) draw together into folds or puckers
    Synonyms : gather , pucker
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