1. eatables (especially sweets)
2. (sports) a bodily position adopted in some sports (such as diving or skiing) in which the knees are bent and the thighs are drawn close to the chest
3. a narrow flattened pleat or fold that is stitched in place
4. a straight sword with a narrow blade and two edges
Similar word(s): rapier
1. fit snugly into
- tuck your shirttail in
Similar word(s): insert
2. make a tuck or several folds in
- tuck the fabric
- tuck in the sheet
3. draw together into folds or puckers
Sentences with tuck as a verb:
- Tuck in your shirt. I tucked in the sheet. He tucked the $10 bill into his shirt pocket.
- The sofa tucks nicely into that corner. Kenwood House is tucked into a corner of Hampstead Heath.
- The diver tucked, flipped, and opened up at the last moment.
- to tuck a dress