nip and tuck

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adjective or adverb \ˌnip-ən(d)-ˈtək\

Definition of nip and tuck

  1. :  being so close that the lead or advantage shifts rapidly from one opponent to another

First Known Use of nip and tuck

1832


NIP AND TUCK Defined for English Language Learners

nip and tuck

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adjective

Definition of nip and tuck for English Language Learners

  • of a race or other competition : so close that the lead changes quickly and very often from one person or team to another


NIP AND TUCK Defined for Kids

nip and tuck

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adjective or adverb \ˌnip-ən-ˈtək\

Definition of nip and tuck for Students

  1. :  so close that the lead shifts rapidly from one contestant to another



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