tucked up

adjective

Definition of tucked up

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 British
b : exhausted

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Origin and Etymology of tucked up

from past participle of tuck up, verb


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