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English definition of “tuck”

tuck

verb [T usually + adv/prep] (BODY)    /tʌk/
to hold part of your body in a particular position : Stand up straight , tuck your tummy in and tuck your bottom under. She sat with her legs tucked under her.Placing and positioning an object
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