Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

The most popular online dictionary and thesaurus for learners of English

  

Spanish translation of “tuck”

tuck

noun /tak/
a fold sewn into a piece of material
pliegue
Her dress had tucks in the sleeves .
(British ) sweets , cakes etc
chucherías , golosinas
Schoolboys used to spend their money on tuck ( also adjective ) a tuck shop .
tuck in phrasal verb to gather bedclothes etc closely round
arropar
I said goodnight and tucked him in.
to eat greedily or with enjoyment
comer vorazmente, devorar , zampar
They sat down to breakfast and started to tuck in straight away.
(Definition of tuck from the Password English-Spanish Dictionary © 2013 K Dictionaries Ltd)

Definitions of “tuck” in other dictionaries

Word of the Day

gastronomy

the art and knowledge involved in preparing and eating good food

Word of the Day

Blog

Read our blog about how the English language behaves.

Learn More

New Words

Find words and meanings that have just started to be used in English, and let us know what you think of them.

Learn More