Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun tuck

4 senses of tuck

Sense 1
tuck -- (eatables (especially sweets))
       => comestible, edible, eatable, pabulum, victual, victuals -- (any substance that can be used as food)

Sense 2
tuck -- ((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)
       => position, posture, attitude -- (the arrangement of the body and its limbs; "he assumed an attitude of surrender")

Sense 3
tuck -- (a narrow flattened pleat or fold that is stitched in place)
       => pleat, plait -- (any of various types of fold formed by doubling fabric back upon itself and then pressing or stitching into shape)

Sense 4
rapier, tuck -- (a straight sword with a narrow blade and two edges)
       => sword, blade, brand, steel -- (a cutting or thrusting weapon that has a long metal blade and a hilt with a hand guard)

Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of verb tuck

3 senses of tuck

Sense 1
tuck, insert -- (fit snugly into; "insert your ticket into the slot"; "tuck your shirttail in")
       => enclose, close in, inclose, shut in -- (surround completely; "Darkness enclosed him"; "They closed in the porch with a fence")

Sense 2
tuck -- (make a tuck or several folds in; "tuck the fabric"; "tuck in the sheet")
       => fold, fold up, turn up -- (bend or lay so that one part covers the other; "fold up the newspaper"; "turn up your collar")

Sense 3
gather, pucker, tuck -- (draw together into folds or puckers)
       => sew, run up, sew together, stitch -- (fasten by sewing; do needlework)

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