Exhausted, very tired, as in I was all tuckered out after that game. The precise origin of this usage is not known. [Colloquial; 1820s]
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Related Words for tuckered outasleep, beat, drained, drooping, droopy, drowsy, enervated, exhausted, fatigued, finished, overworked, pooped, run-down, sleepy, spent, tired, wasted, weary, dog-tired
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There lay the little 'tuckered-out' man, as smilin' as a basket o' chips!My Fire Opal, and Other Tales
Sarah Warner Brooks