tuck·​shop | \ ˈtək-ˌshäp How to pronounce tuckshop (audio) \

Definition of tuckshop

: a confectioner's shop : confectionery

Examples of tuckshop in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Mavis Mapako, 42, a mother of five, shutdown her tuckshop when President Emmerson Mnangagwa declared a nationwide lockdown in May. Nyasha Chingono, CNN, "She didn't want her neighbors to go hungry during lockdown. Now she is feeding thousands daily," 18 June 2020

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First Known Use of tuckshop

1857, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for tuckshop

British tuck food, confectionery

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“Tuckshop.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/tuckshop. Accessed 3 Dec. 2020.

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