un·​tucked | \ ˌən-ˈtəkt How to pronounce untucked (audio) \

Definition of untucked

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 Meanwhile CeeDee Lamb has been fined $45,000 for low socks and untucked jerseys. Nick Canepa Columnist, San Diego Union-Tribune, 6 Nov. 2021 Chen started carrying it to Clarksburg High School, in his book bag or in a belt holster, hidden by an untucked shirt. Washington Post, 1 Oct. 2021 No more scurrying in with my shirt untucked or hair in a mess. Ellevate, Forbes, 28 Sep. 2021 Which makes perfect sense for a brand that wants the experience to be untucked, but never sloppy. Micah Solomon, Forbes, 28 Aug. 2021 Pendleton and other shirts worn untucked, loose and with top button buttoned is not allowed. Tom Krasovic, San Diego Union-Tribune, 6 Aug. 2021 Andregg, a lanky twenty-eight-year-old, was wearing cargo pants and a rumpled, untucked pink button-down shirt. Margaret Talbot, The New Yorker, 11 Aug. 2021 Azerbaijan's Rustam Orujov, second ranked in the world and top-seeded in Tokyo, dried his eyes with his untucked gi after Ono ended the rematch of their gold medal bout in Rio de Janeiro with two waza aris 65 seconds apart. Greg Beacham, Star Tribune, 26 July 2021 The 74-year-old wore an untucked, loose white button-up with a pair of jeans and black Converse sneakers. Liana Satenstei, Vogue, 9 July 2021

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First Known Use of untucked

15th century, in the meaning defined above

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“Untucked.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/untucked. Accessed 23 Jan. 2022.

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: not tucked into something (such as your pants)


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