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English definition of “tuck in/tuck into sth”

tuck in/tuck into sth

UK informal
verb [T usually + adv/prep] uk phrasal verb with tuck   /tʌk/ us  
to start eating something eagerly: Judging by the way they tucked into their dinner, they must have been very hungry. There's plenty of food, so please tuck in.
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