tucked up


Definition of tucked up

  1. 1 :  drawn in or up :  contracted; especially :  having the flanks drawn in and the abdomen small either as a normal feature (as in greyhounds and some rabbits) or as an indication of ill health or poor condition (as in most domestic mammals)

  2. 2 British a :  cramped, hampered b :  exhausted

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Origin and Etymology of tucked up

from past participle of tuck up, verb

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to criticize severely

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