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Definition of "truckle" [truc•kle]

  • A small wheel or roller; a caster. (noun)
  • To be servile or submissive. See Synonyms at fawn1. (verb-intransitive)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "truckle" in a sentence
  • ""I suppose that's what they call a truckle-bed," he mused."
  • "They frankly welcomed the new-comer, and if they did not, as Ingred had bitterly prognosticated, exactly "truckle" to her, they certainly began to treat her as a favorite."
  • "A Vacherin Mont d'Or with some really good crackers is hard not to like, as is a Stilton or a truckle of English cheddar."