Other definitions for tucker (2 of 3)
to weary; tire; exhaust (often followed by out): The game tuckered him out.
Other definitions for Tucker (3 of 3)
Richard, 1915–75, U.S. operatic tenor.
Sophie Sophie Abruza, 1884–1966, U.S. singer and entertainer, born in Russia.
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How to use tucker in a sentence
Trading for tucker is a signal to both Antetokounmpo, who just signed a supermax contract extension, and Holiday, who is an upcoming free agent, that the Bucks remain active in the East’s arms race.
tucker, 35, was a rumored trade candidate for months, chatter fueled by Houston’s decision not to offer him a contract extension and its January trade of all-star guard James Harden to the Brooklyn Nets.
In the deal, Houston will send tucker and forward Rodions Kurucs to Milwaukee and return the Bucks’ 2022 first-round pick, which they had acquired in a previous deal.
The planned stabilization projects should keep the bluffs secure for another 20 to 50 years, which should be enough time to get the tunnel project planned and underway, NCTD’s tucker said.
tucker said that when he was incarcerated, he sometimes watched “Jeopardy!”Alex Trebek’s TV wardrobe was just donated to men who are homeless or leaving jail | Cathy Free | February 18, 2021 | Washington Post
Malcolm tucker, a foul-mouthed political advisor, was the role that turned Capaldi into a household name in Britain.Doctor Who: It’s Time For a Black, Asian, or Woman Doctor | Nico Hines | December 11, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
Julie tucker-Trainum was a Methodist minister but eventually left the church when she came out.The Heroic Lesbian Couple of Oklahoma Who Fought for Equal Marriage—and Won | Randy R. Potts | October 7, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
“…for mass consumption” is a crucial point that tucker is making.
Their summary was that sex was unlikely to tucker a guy out enough to diminish athletic performance.
The youngest member of the US luge team, 18-year-old tucker West, deserves some attention, too.Media Coverage of Olympic Terror Threats Shines Spotlight on Wrong Players | Dean Obeidallah | February 3, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
Malcolm guessed rightly that Mr. tucker was the judge at that station, but he must not betray ignorance.The Red Year | Louis Tracy
tucker showed his versatility by writing drama and political satires as well as poetry.Hallowed Heritage: The Life of Virginia | Dorothy M. Torpey
Try as they would, Mate tucker kept his vessel in this position, and held her there until the shades of night fell.
Say, good fellow, can you tell if the Honorable Samuel tucker lives here or hereabouts?
The messenger with the commission made his way to the straggling old town of Marblehead, where tucker lived.
British Dictionary definitions for tucker (1 of 2)
a person or thing that tucks
a detachable yoke of lace, linen, etc, often white, worn over the breast, as of a low-cut dress
an attachment on a sewing machine used for making tucks at regular intervals
Australian and NZ old-fashioned an informal word for food
British Dictionary definitions for tucker (2 of 2)
(tr; often passive usually foll by out) informal, mainly US and Canadian to weary or tire completely
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Other Idioms and Phrases with tucker
see best bib and tucker.
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