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English definition of “tuck”

tuck

verb     /tʌk/
tuck sth into/behind/under, etc to push a loose piece of clothing or material somewhere to make it tidy : Tuck your shirt in. I tucked the sheet under the mattress .Placing and positioning an object
tuck sth behind/under/in, etc to put something in a small place so that it is safe and cannot move : I found an old letter tucked in the back of the book .Placing and positioning an objectHiding and disguising
(Definition of tuck verb from the Cambridge Learner's Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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