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

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Here's what one fan had to say: Beautiful bright color and nice deep pockets that do not come untucked! Caroline Picard, Good Housekeeping, "People Are Raving That Prime Bedding's Deep Pocket Fitted Sheets Never Come Untucked," 2 Oct. 2018 So, for the love of sleeping well at night and not waking up at 3 a.m. because your top sheet came untucked and now your feet are suddenly exposed, do not use one. Danielle Tullo, House Beautiful, "For The Love Of Good Sleep, Stop Using A Top Sheet," 3 Nov. 2018 Worn untucked, the top gives the length needed for a bit of extra coverage (key to making curve-hugging leggings office appropriate). Leah Melby Clinton, Marie Claire, "How to Wear Leggings to Work This Fall," 28 Aug. 2018 The idea was to envision what baseball uniforms would look like in 2027, which meant backward caps, untucked backs and, uh, no shirtsleeves? Si.com Staff, SI.com, "Nine Innings: Solving the Yankees' Sonny Gray Problem, AL East Deciding Factors and Our Favorite Statcast Quirks," 2 July 2018 Untuckit's claim to fame is a men's button up that is specifically designed to be untucked and still look good. Sarah Brookbank, Cincinnati.com, "New retailer, Untuckit, coming to Kenwood Towne Centre," 26 June 2018 But it’s designed, Vice News is designed that way, and that’s the way it’s told, which is interesting, and untucked shirts, and everything else. Recode Staff, Recode, "Full transcript: Author Jessica Weisberg on Recode Decode," 23 June 2018 Sports betting is expected to infuse new energy, bringing the untucked masses to casino sports books and new beer gardens. Amy S. Rosenberg, Philly.com, "How Resorts, Atlantic City's first casino, is still in the game," 23 May 2018 If these bearded men in untucked gingham/tartan/plaid shirts, working up the nerve to talk to the women, drinking lager and spouting B.S. about C.S. Lewis and H.P. Lovecraft are a cult, then so are most of the corner bars in metropolitan America. Gary Thompson, Philly.com, "'The Endless': Something's brewing at a cult in this spooky-kooky indie | Movie review," 2 May 2018

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15th century, in the meaning defined above

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English Language Learners Definition of untucked

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

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not to be persuaded, moved, or stopped

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