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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
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