tucker

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tuck·er 1

 (tŭk′ər)
n.
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

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

[Perhaps from tuck.]

tucker

(ˈtʌkə)
n
1. a person or thing that tucks
2. (Clothing & Fashion) a detachable yoke of lace, linen, etc, often white, worn over the breast, as of a low-cut dress
3. (Knitting & Sewing) an attachment on a sewing machine used for making tucks at regular intervals
4. (Cookery) old-fashioned Austral and NZ an informal word for food

tucker

(ˈtʌkə)
vb
informal chiefly (usually foll by: out) US and Canadian to weary or tire completely

tuck•er1

(ˈtʌk ər)

n.
1. a person or thing that tucks.
2. a piece of fine fabric, as linen or lace, formerly worn by women around the neck and shoulders.
3. Australian. food.
[1225–75]

tuck•er2

(ˈtʌk ər)

v.t. Informal.
to tire; exhaust (often fol. by out).
[1825–35, Amer.; appar. derivative of tuck1; compare dial. tucked-up (of a horse or dog) shrunken from hunger, emaciated]

Tuck•er

(ˈtʌk ər)

n.
Richard, 1915–75, U.S. operatic tenor.

tucker


Past participle: tuckered
Gerund: tuckering

Imperative
tucker
tucker
Present
I tucker
you tucker
he/she/it tuckers
we tucker
you tucker
they tucker
Preterite
I tuckered
you tuckered
he/she/it tuckered
we tuckered
you tuckered
they tuckered
Present Continuous
I am tuckering
you are tuckering
he/she/it is tuckering
we are tuckering
you are tuckering
they are tuckering
Present Perfect
I have tuckered
you have tuckered
he/she/it has tuckered
we have tuckered
you have tuckered
they have tuckered
Past Continuous
I was tuckering
you were tuckering
he/she/it was tuckering
we were tuckering
you were tuckering
they were tuckering
Past Perfect
I had tuckered
you had tuckered
he/she/it had tuckered
we had tuckered
you had tuckered
they had tuckered
Future
I will tucker
you will tucker
he/she/it will tucker
we will tucker
you will tucker
they will tucker
Future Perfect
I will have tuckered
you will have tuckered
he/she/it will have tuckered
we will have tuckered
you will have tuckered
they will have tuckered
Future Continuous
I will be tuckering
you will be tuckering
he/she/it will be tuckering
we will be tuckering
you will be tuckering
they will be tuckering
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been tuckering
you have been tuckering
he/she/it has been tuckering
we have been tuckering
you have been tuckering
they have been tuckering
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been tuckering
you will have been tuckering
he/she/it will have been tuckering
we will have been tuckering
you will have been tuckering
they will have been tuckering
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been tuckering
you had been tuckering
he/she/it had been tuckering
we had been tuckering
you had been tuckering
they had been tuckering
Conditional
I would tucker
you would tucker
he/she/it would tucker
we would tucker
you would tucker
they would tucker
Past Conditional
I would have tuckered
you would have tuckered
he/she/it would have tuckered
we would have tuckered
you would have tuckered
they would have tuckered
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Tucker - United States anarchist influential before World War I (1854-1939)
2.tucker - United States vaudevillian (born in Russia) noted for her flamboyant performances (1884-1966)Tucker - United States vaudevillian (born in Russia) noted for her flamboyant performances (1884-1966)
3.tucker - a sewer who tuckstucker - a sewer who tucks      
sewer - someone who sews; "a sewer of fine gowns"
4.tucker - a detachable yoke of linen or lace worn over the breast of a low-cut dresstucker - a detachable yoke of linen or lace worn over the breast of a low-cut dress
yoke - fabric comprising a fitted part at the top of a garment
Verb1.tucker - wear out completelytucker - wear out completely; "This kind of work exhausts me"; "I'm beat"; "He was all washed up after the exam"
fag out, wear down, wear out, wear upon, weary, tire out, fatigue, jade, outwear, tire, fag, wear - exhaust or get tired through overuse or great strain or stress; "We wore ourselves out on this hike"
frazzle - exhaust physically or emotionally; "She was frazzled after the visit of her in-laws"
play - exhaust by allowing to pull on the line; "play a hooked fish"
kill - tire out completely; "The daily stress of her work is killing her"

tucker

verb
Informal. To make extremely tired.Also used with out:
Informal: knock out.
Slang: do in, poop (out).
Idioms: run ragged, take it out of.
Translations

tucker

[ˈtʌkəʳ] VT (US) to be tuckered (out)estar molido or rendido

tucker

[ˈtʌkər] n (mainly Australian) (= food) → bouffe f tuckered out [ˌtʌkərdˈaʊt] adj (mainly US)crevé(e) tuck shop tuck-shop n (British) petite boutique où les écoliers peuvent acheter des pâtisseries, des bonbons etc

tucker

1
vt (US inf) → fertigmachen (inf)

tucker

2
n (esp Austral) → Proviant m

tucker

3
n (old: Fashion) → Schultertuch nt ? bib