Words nearby shucking
Definition for shucking (2 of 3)
verb (used with object)
Origin of shuck1
OTHER WORDS FROM shuckshuck·er, noun
Definition for shucking (3 of 3)
verb (used with object) Slang.
Origin of shuck2
Examples from the Web for shucking
Shucking oysters is a particular skill and a task best approached clear-headed and with no distractions.
Immediately after supper the entire company assembled in the barn for the shucking bout.Crestlands|Mary Addams Bayne
Sometimes after leaving the fields at dark they had to work at night—shucking corn, ginning cotton or weaving.Slave Narratives: A Folk History of Slavery in the United States From Interviews with Former Slaves|Work Projects Administration
A leaning log angled from the bank into the slough, and the surviving muskrat sat on it, shucking a fresh-water mussel.Swamp Cat|James Arthur Kjelgaard