untucked

adjective
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 The researchers unfolded and untucked layers and layers of submerged plates. Caroline Delbert, Popular Mechanics, "Canada Has Been Hiding Earth's Missing Tectonic Plate This Whole Time," 29 Oct. 2020 Fast-forward to a few months later, and Styles recreated the look while performing with Lizzo during Super Bowl Week, wearing a fitted, cropped striped vest over an oversized, untucked shirt and a pair of similarly wide-legged trousers in brown. Irina Grechko, refinery29.com, "An Ode To Harry Styles’ Sweater Style," 7 Oct. 2020 Most of them slouched around banquet tables in the programmer's uniform of mussed hair, rounded paunches, and untucked shirts. Benjamin Wofford, Wired, "A Texas County Clerk’s Bold Crusade to Transform How We Vote," 15 Sep. 2020 An untucked white shirt can give you the carefree... WSJ, "It’s Time You Dressed Like A Skater," 13 Sep. 2020 Even senior executives sport a relaxed untucked look, a faint echo of Apple’s countercultural origins. The Economist, "Can technology plan economies and destroy democracy?," 18 Dec. 2019 Thaddeus Young drew a technical for arguing a foul call, and the Bulls were docked a delay of game violation for Wendell Carter’s untucked jersey. Phil Thompson, chicagotribune.com, "Bulls lose to the Raptors 93-92 as Zach LaVine’s final shot misses the mark," 9 Dec. 2019 Thunder guard Chris Paul alerted the officials when Timberwolves forward Jordan Bell entered a close game with an untucked jersey two weeks ago. oregonlive, "Draymond Green hurls profanities, accuses Portland Trail Blazers assistant coach of ‘cheating the game’," 19 Dec. 2019 Noticing that Bell had his jersey untucked, Paul quickly alerted the referees, and a delay of game was called — Minnesota’s second of the night. Bruce Jenkins, SFChronicle.com, "NBA power rankings: It’s an L.A. story," 7 Dec. 2019

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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 2 Dec. 2020.

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untucked

adjective
How to pronounce untucked (audio)

English Language Learners Definition of untucked

chiefly US : not tucked into something (such as your pants)

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