Thesaurus > Related Words: tuck

  Words related to tuck

Related / Similar Words: rapier, gather, pucker, insert

 

Definition:
  • a straight sword with a narrow blade and two edges;
  • a narrow flattened pleat or fold that is stitched in place;
  • (sports) a bodily position adopted in some sports (such as diving or skiing) in which the knees are bent and the thighs are drawn close to the chest;
  • eatables (especially sweets);
  • draw fabric together and sew it tightly;
  • fit snugly into; "insert your ticket into the slot"; "tuck your shirtail in";
  • make a tuck or several folds in; "tuck the fabric"; "tuck in the sheet";

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    Hyponyms: dart

     

    Derivational Morphology: gather, pucker, tucker, ruck, gathering, insertion, introduction, intromission

     

     
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