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untuck

[ uhn-tuhk ]
/ ʌnˈtʌk /
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verb (used with object)
to release from or bring out of a tucked condition: She untucked her legs.
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Origin of untuck

First recorded in 1605–15; un-2 + tuck1
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How to use untuck in a sentence

  • Untuck the towel with lingering fingers and step to the door with her as she fumbles in her purse.

  • He sprang to his feet with one vast and comprehensive untuck.

    A Woman's Will|Anne Warner

British Dictionary definitions for untuck

untuck
/ (ʌnˈtʌk) /

verb
to become or cause to become loose or not tucked into untuck the blankets
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