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truckle

intransitive verb truck·le \ˈtrə-kəl\
truck·ledtruck·ling \-k(ə-)liŋ\

Definition of TRUCKLE

:  to act in a subservient manner :  submit
truck·ler \-k(ə-)lər\ noun

Examples of TRUCKLE

  1. <the kind of guy who truckles to anyone who has even a suspicion of money>

Origin of TRUCKLE

from the lower position of the truckle bed
First Known Use: 1647

Rhymes with TRUCKLE

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