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tucker

verb tuck·er \ ˈtə-kər \
Updated on: 17 Nov 2017

Definition of tucker

tuckered; tuckering play \ˈtə-k(ə-)riŋ\
transitive verb
: exhaust often used with out
  • was all tuckered out after a long day's work

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Origin and Etymology of tucker

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


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tucker

noun

Definition of tucker

1 : a piece of lace or cloth in the neckline of a dress
2 : one that tucks
3 chiefly Australia : food

Examples of tucker in a Sentence

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

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First Known Use of tucker

1688



TUCKER Defined for Kids

tucker

verb tuck·er \ ˈtə-kər \

Definition of tucker for Students

tuckered; tuckering
: to cause to tire
  • The long hike tuckered me out.


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