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1. tuck

verb. ['ˈtʌk'] fit snugly into.

Synonyms

  • inclose
  • enclose
  • close in
  • insert

Antonyms

  • upper-class
  • middle-class
  • low status
  • dominant

Etymology

  • estoc (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • stocco (Italian)

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Words that Rhyme with Tuck

  • chuck-a-luck
  • struck
  • kachuck
  • canuck
  • wnuk
  • truck
  • snuck
  • smuck
  • schmuck
  • pluck
  • mruk
  • kruk
  • kruck
  • kluck
  • gluck
  • fluck
  • druck
  • cluck
  • bruck
  • amuck
  • amok
  • zuk
  • zuck
  • yuk
  • yuck
  • wruck
  • suk
  • suck
  • suc
  • shuck

Example sentences of the word tuck


1. Verb, past tense
Fold up the paper and tuck it in your child's pocket.

2. Adjective
Pull sleeves over gloves and tuck pants inside boots.

3. Verb, base form
You can place it by the seating area, or tuck it in amongst your plants.

4. Noun, singular or mass
While maintaining the chin tuck, look up toward the ceiling.

2. tuck

verb. ['ˈtʌk'] make a tuck or several folds in.

Synonyms

  • turn up
  • fold up

Antonyms

  • lower-class
  • high status
  • southernness

Etymology

  • estoc (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • stocco (Italian)

3. tuck

noun. ['ˈtʌk'] a straight sword with a narrow blade and two edges.

Synonyms

  • brand
  • sword
  • steel
  • rapier

Antonyms

  • tough
  • indigestible
  • inedible
  • cast on

Etymology

  • estoc (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • stocco (Italian)

4. tuck

noun. ['ˈtʌk'] a narrow flattened pleat or fold that is stitched in place.

Synonyms

  • dart
  • plait

Antonyms

  • unfasten
  • disjoin
  • spread

Etymology

  • estoc (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • stocco (Italian)

5. tuck

noun. ['ˈtʌk'] (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.

Synonyms

  • posture
  • attitude

Antonyms

  • decrease
  • lower
  • unsheathe

Etymology

  • estoc (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • stocco (Italian)

6. tuck

noun. ['ˈtʌk'] eatables (especially sweets).

Synonyms

  • victuals
  • victual
  • edible
  • eatable
  • comestible

Antonyms

  • pull out
  • recede
  • unplug
  • detach

Etymology

  • estoc (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • stocco (Italian)

7. tuck

verb. ['ˈtʌk'] draw together into folds or puckers.

Synonyms

  • sew
  • pucker
  • gather
  • run up
  • sew together

Antonyms

  • linger
  • unweave
  • disarrange
  • deglycerolize

Etymology

  • estoc (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • stocco (Italian)
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