noun British.

a shop where pastry, candy, or the like is sold.

Origin of tuck-shop

First recorded in 1855–60
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Related Words for tuck shop

confectionery, sweet-shop

British Dictionary definitions for tuck shop

tuck shop


mainly British a shop, esp one in or near a school, where food such as cakes and sweets are sold
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