Definition of "tucked" []

  • To push or fold into a small confined space or concealed place or between two surfaces (verb)
  • To thrust the loose ends or sides of (something) into a confining space, so as to make neat and secure (verb)
  • To make a tuck or tucks in (a garment) (verb)
  • To draw together, contract, or pucker (verb)
  • A tucked object or part (noun)
  • A pleat or fold in a part of a garment, usually stitched down so as to make it a better fit or as decoration (noun)
  • The part of a vessel where the after ends of the planking or plating meet at the sternpost (noun)
  • An informal or schoolchild's word for food, esp cakes and sweets (noun)
  • (as modifier) (noun)
  • A position of the body in certain dives in which the legs are bent with the knees drawn up against the chest and tightly clasped (noun)
  • Simple past tense and past participle of tuck. (verb) (c) HarperCollins Publishers Ltd 2016 : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "tucked" in a sentence
  • "I traded with someone ages ago for it and just now on my second ball found the label tucked inside."
  • "Lior Strahilevitz’s research in the law of property, and specifically, the right to destroy, led to his discovery that the long-recognized right of property owners to destroy what they own appears to have been erased from the definition of the term tucked away on page 1,130 of the latest edition of the authoritative Black’s Law Dictionary."
  • "Other photos show him straddling a motorcycle parked on the sand and running through waves with the pigskin tucked under his arm."