• Tucking Definition & Synonyms
- (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Tuck
• Tuck Definition & Synonyms
- (n.) A small net used for taking fish from a larger one; -- called also tuck-net.
- (v. t.) To inclose; to put within; to press into a close place; as, to tuck a child into a bed; to tuck a book under ones arm, or into a pocket.
- (n.) A horizontal sewed fold, such as is made in a garment, to shorten it; a plait.
- (n.) Food; pastry; sweetmeats.
- (v. t.) To draw up; to shorten; to fold under; to press into a narrower compass; as, to tuck the bedclothes in; to tuck up ones sleeves.
- (v. t.) To make a tuck or tucks in; as, to tuck a dress.
- (n.) A pull; a lugging.
- (v. t.) To full, as cloth.
- (n.) The part of a vessel where the ends of the bottom planks meet under the stern.
- (v. i.) To contract; to draw together.
- (n.) A long, narrow sword; a rapier.
- (n.) The beat of a drum.