untucked

adjective

un·​tucked ˌən-ˈtəkt How to pronounce untucked (audio)
chiefly US
: not tucked into something (such as a pair of pants)
an untucked shirt

Examples of untucked in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web With bathroom trash liners untucked, sinks grimy, and tissues peeking out of their boxes not properly origami-ed into flowers, Xandi is growing weary of redoing all the housekeeping work that should theoretically have already been completed by Cat. Molly Fitzpatrick, Vulture, 4 Mar. 2024 Tuck it into a skirt and wear it with platform sandals for brunch with friends, or leave it untucked and pair it with denim shorts if you’re headed to a picnic at the park. Isabel Garcia, Peoplemag, 27 May 2024 Abassi was so thrilled with the response that his tuxedo shirt came untucked from his pants as his jumped up and down, waving to the rafters. Matt Donnelly, Variety, 20 May 2024 For running errands or reading in the park, leave it untucked and wear it with biker shorts and comfortable sneakers. Isabel Garcia, Peoplemag, 15 May 2024 See all Example Sentences for untucked 

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Word History

First Known Use

15th century, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of untucked was in the 15th century

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“Untucked.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/untucked. Accessed 24 Jul. 2024.

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