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tuck·er 1

1. One that tucks, especially an attachment on a sewing machine for making tucks.
2. A piece of linen or frill of lace formerly worn by women around the neck and shoulders.
3. Chiefly Australian Food.

tuck·er 2

tr.v. tuck·ered, tuck·er·ing, tuck·ers Informal
To make weary; exhaust. Usually used with out.

[Perhaps from tuck.]
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Informal. Extremely tired.Also used with out:
Informal: beat, bushed.
Slang: done in, fagged (out), pooped (out).
Idioms: all in, ready to drop.
References in classic literature ?
Well, at last he could hardly flop his wings, he was so tuckered out.
It was beautiful to hear that clock tick; and sometimes when one of these peddlers had been along and scoured her up and got her in good shape, she would start in and strike a hundred and fifty before she got tuckered out.
When she was tuckered out and had to hold up, he says, quite ca'm: