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tucker

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verb tuck·er \ˈtə-kər\

Definition of tucker

tuckered

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tuckering

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  1. transitive verb
  2. :  exhaust —often used with out was all tuckered out after a long day's work

Examples of tucker in a Sentence

  1. you can get some downright peculiar tucker deep in the outback

Origin and Etymology of tucker

obsolete English tuck to reproach + -er (as in 1batter)


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tucker

noun tuck·er

Definition of tucker

  1. 1 :  a piece of lace or cloth in the neckline of a dress

  2. 2 :  one that tucks

  3. 3 chiefly Australia :  food

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First Known Use of tucker

1688



TUCKER Defined for Kids

tucker

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verb tuck·er \ˈtə-kər\

Definition of tucker for Students

tuckered

;

tuckering

  1. :  to cause to tire The long hike tuckered me out.



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