tucker

2
[ tuhk-er ]
/ ˈtʌk ər /

verb (used with object) Informal.

to weary; tire; exhaust (often followed by out): The game tuckered him out.

Origin of tucker

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An Americanism dating back to 1825–35; tuck1 + -er6
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British Dictionary definitions for tuckered (1 of 2)

tucker

1
/ (ˈtʌkə) /

noun

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 tuckered (2 of 2)

tucker

2
/ (ˈtʌkə) /

verb

(tr; often passive usually foll by out) informal, mainly US and Canadian to weary or tire completely
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Idioms and Phrases with tuckered

tucker


see best bib and tucker.

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